Infectious Diseases & Pandemic Influenza

  • Influenza Infection Control in Health Care Facilities

    Summary Documents Prevention Strategies for Seasonal Influenza in Healthcare Settings Interim Guidance for Influenza Outbreak Management in Long-Term Care Facilities…

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  • Influenza and Outbreaks

    Get Vaccinated! Vaccination is the best protection against contracting the flu. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get…

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  • Influenza Antiviral Medications

    Recommendations of the ACIP: Information for Health Care Professionals The information on this page should be considered current for the…

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  • Influenza Vaccination Resources for Health Professionals

    Note: On February 26, 2015, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted on its annual influenza vaccine recommendations. For 2015-2016,…

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  • Clinical Signs and Symptoms of Influenza

    Influenza viruses are spread from person to person primarily through large-particle respiratory droplet transmission (e.g., when an infected person coughs…

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  • Information on Influenza for Health Professionals

    The pages listed below offer public health and healthcare professionals key information about vaccination, infection control, prevention, treatment, and diagnosis…

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  • Preparing Yourself and Your Family for Flu Season

    Are you prepared for a flu outbreak or pandemic?  The guidance, checklists, and resources in this section are intended to…

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  • Clinical Description & Lab Diagnosis of Influenza

    Guidance and Procedures Influenza Symptoms and the Role of Laboratory Diagnostics Influenza Diagnostic Testing Algorithm Guidance for Clinicians on the…

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  • Influenza Planning and Guidance Tools For Health Professionals

    Seasonal Flu Health care providers play an important role during flu season. The following guidance and information will assist health care…

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  • Influenza Division

    The National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza  (November 2005) designated the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as the lead agency…

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