The most important thing you can do to protect yourself and prepare your country is become more informed. The more you know, the more you can appropriately prepare your own family and your community at large. Below you will find a wide range of informative links, including official government documents, home preparation guides and many other related articles. More links to come!
Help us reach as many people as possible. To help spread awareness of this website, simply print a few copies of this flyer and post them around your community. New Flyer coming soon!
Join and Discuss on our Facebook group. Check for important news updates and related events. Discuss the pandemic crisis and related issues with fellow students.
Send the SPA letter on the importance of delaying the beginning of classes this fall to whomever you think may influence school closures, including your local education and public health officials
Download and Post our flyer around your school to spread the word about how we should be prepared for such an event.
Learn and Contribute at the Flu Forums (Daily News & Discussions). For more forums see "Additional Forums " at the bottom of this page.
Get Prepared with this home preparation website from the National Citizens Pandemic Alliance.
Watch and Share an excellent powerpoint presentation on the H1N1 pandemic and home preparation from KathyRN at the Pandemic Flu Information forum.
World Health Organiztion (WHO): What is a Pandemic?
World Health Organization (WHO): Confirmed Cases
The New England Journal of Medicine: Update on Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus Infection in Humans
The Flu Wiki
The Great Pandemic: The United States In 1918-1919
History of H5N1 from 1996 to Februrary 2006
New York Times: Human to Human Infection by Bird Flu Virus Confirmed
Animals infected with H5N1
http://web.mac.com/monotreme1/iWeb/Pandemic Influenza Information/Animals%20infected%20with%20H5N1.html
Preparing for the Coming Influenza Pandemic by Dr. Grattan Woodson
Influenza Pandemic Preparation and Response: A Citizen’s Guide
How To Prepare For A Pandemic: The Complete Guide to Ensuring Your Family’s Safety and Welfare
Pandemic Planning & Information Manual http://www.studentsprepamerica.org/docs/JJackson_Pandemic_Manual.pdf
Special Concern: Family Away from Home
Interim Pre-pandemic Planning Guidance
Quarantine: COCA Conference Call, Feb. 2006
National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza: Homeland Security Council, Nov. 2005 http://www.studentsprepamerica.org/docs/nspi.pdf
Pandemic Influenza Preparedness, Response, and Recovery: Guide for Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources, Sep. 2006
Pandemic Influenza: Best Practices and Models Protocols, Apr. 2007
World Health Organizations: Avian Influenza Frequently Asked Questions
Columbia University: Pandemic Flu Response
Podcast Interviews: APHA Executive Director, Flu Wiki Founder, Red Cross, Dr. Henry Niman and more
New Canaan’s Office of Emergency Management Guide for Preparing for a Pandemic Flu and Other Emergencies http://newcanaanready.org/PDF/FluFlyer-new.pdf
New England Journal of Medicine: Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Infection in Humans
North American Plan For Avian & Pandemic Influenza: Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America http://www.spp.gov/pdf/nap_flu07.pdf
ABC News: "Renounced Bird Flu Expert Warns, 'Be Prepared'"
Barack Obama: Grounding a Pandemic
American College Health Association: Guidelines for Pandemic Planning
Middlebury College: Pandemic Flu Response
Global Macroeconomic Consequences of Pandemic Influenza http://www.studentsprepamerica.org/docs/Global_Macroeconomic_Effects.pdf
Academic Conference Call with Michael T. Osterholm (Streaming Audio)
Global Health Initiative, "Emerging Pandemic: Costs and Consequences of an Avian Influenza Outbreak"
Department of Health and Human Services: Pandemic Flu Blog
American Public Health Association: Get Ready For Flu Blog
Center For Infectious Disease Research and Policy
Pandemic Flu Information
Flu Wiki Forum
Plan For Pandemic
Current Events Forum
Flu Trackers Forum
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