Public Health Practices: Enhancing Emergency Preparedness & Response
Public Health Practices
Enhancing Emergency Preparedness & Response
ASTHO - The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

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International Students Participate in Planning Alternative Housing (MI)

Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, Michigan, hosts numerous international students and visiting scholars each academic year. International students from more than 130 countries compose...

Meal Pack for Isolated Students (IA)

During the 2009 H1N1 outbreak, the University of Iowa (UI) University Housing developed a program to provide students with nutritious food if they were too ill to leave their on-campus rooms. Ill...

Self-Isolation: The On-Campus Option (IL)

Although the University of Illinois was able to send many H1N1-infected students home to recover with their parents, an on-campus option was needed. Illinois has among the most international students...

Students Developed Housing Plan in Response to H1N1 (IL)

The 2009 H1N1 pandemic flu outbreak forced the University of Chicago to make immediate housing plans after the flu virus was first identified in California and Mexico. So, when H1N1 hit in 2009, two...

New Guidelines and On-Campus Resources Lead to Provision of Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizer on Campus (MI)

During the H1N1 pandemic, the University of Michigan developed policies and practices around provision of alcohol-free hand sanitizer. In April 2009, the University of Michigan was planning for its...

Student Health Advocates Also Address H1N1 (MN)

A Health Advocate is a student appointed as a health resource in his or her residence hall or apartment community, fraternity, or sorority. Health Advocates attend weekly classes at the student...

Resident Assistant Checklist for Assessing Students (IA)

During the 2009 H1N1 outbreak, ill students living in on-campus housing posed a special concern for the University of Iowa (UI). The Office of Residence Life focused many of their efforts on training...

Telephone Triage and Treatment Protocol (WI)

University of Wisconsin-Madison (UWM), with more than 42,000 students, experienced a surge of H1N1 cases in fall 2009. The University Health Services (UHS) clinic is normally staffed by an on-call...

Facemask and N95 Respirator Recommendations (MN)

This recommendations document was developed to provide education and guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for H1N1 pandemic influenza in the face of confusing, and sometimes...