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Pandemic Influenza

An influenza pandemic is a global outbreak of a new virus. This virus is able to infect people easily and spread quickly from person to person. To learn more about pandemic influenza visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Ways to prevent the spread of germs:

  • Get vaccinated, if possible.
  • Wash your hands frequently and practice good hygiene.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your sleeve.
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick.