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Information for the Media

H1N1 (Swine Flu): Find details on the Health Alerts Web site. The Department for Public Health has also established a public hotline for H1N1 related questions. You may call 1-877-843-7727 from 8 AM to 10 PM Eastern Time.

Glossary of Pandemic Terms

Many of the terms used in the pandemic influenza section of this Web site are listed and explained in this glossary. External Link - You are now leaving the .gov domain.

World Health Organizaion: Handbook for Journalists

This publication is a must-read for journalists covering pandemic flu. The handbook covers topics from influenza basics to information for science writers.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Pandemic Flu Informational Site

The CDC site provides a wealth of information for journalists and the public on pandemic and avian flu. Visit the newsroom for the latest news, including international avian flu news and information.

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Visit the Cabinet for Health and Family Services' newsroom for information and media contacts, or visit the Health Alerts site for the most up to date information on 2009 H1N1 (swine flu) and Kentucky.

State Planning and Response: Department for Public Health

Federal Planning and Response:  Pandemic Flu National Strategy


Last Updated 10/12/2009