H1N1 Influenza Information and Resources 

For the most up-to-date information on H1N1, including symptoms, tips for prevention and recovery, visit these helpful sites:

Grey arrow Broward County Health Department
Grey arrow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Grey arrow U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (flu.gov)
Grey arrow Florida Department of Health
Grey arrow World Health Organization

Or call the Florida Department of Health Swine Flu Information Hotline available in English and Spanish at 1-877-352-3581.

What's New?

Grey arrow Florida Flu Shot Locator
Grey arrow Flu Self-Evaluation 

Informational Videos

Video Icon, Dr Joseph Bresee "Signs and Symptoms"
Dr. Joe Bresee, with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Influenza Division, describes H1N1 flu — its signs and symptoms, how it's transmitted, medicines to treat it, steps people can take to protect themselves from it, and what people should do if they become ill. (3:45 minutes)

 

 

Video Icon,  Handwashing"Put Your Hands Together "
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) discusses proper handwashing techniques. (3:38 minutes)

 

 

 

Travel Information

CDC Travel Alerts

CDC Travelers' Health offers information to assist travelers and their health-care providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel.

Global Disease Alert Map

Global Disease Alert Map Icon

HealthMap provides a comprehensive view of the current global state of infectious diseases and their effect on human and animal health. The site is sponsored by google.org, World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and numerous other health organizations.

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What Broward County Is Doing

Facilities

Man installing hand sanitizer

The Facilities Maintenance Division is taking steps to maintain a germ-free environment:

grey arrow All County restrooms are adequately stocked with anti-microbial soap.

grey arrow Restroom faucets and fixtures are frequently wiped down during the day. Restrooms, elevator buttons and other hard surfaces are sanitized nightly.

grey arrow Hand sanitizers are strategically located throughout County facilities.

grey arrow Posters from the Centers for Disease Control on the importance of hand washing are located in high-traffic areas.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Fort Lauderdale Airport IconThe Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is cleaning public restrooms approximately every 15 minutes with a cleaning agent designed to kill viruses. Antibacterial soap and antimicrobial hand sanitizing dispensers are available in every restroom. Faucets and paper towel dispensers are touch free.

 

Airline passengers who have questions about H1N1 flu are encouraged to monitor their local news and the Web sites of local, national and international health organizations, or contact their air carrier.

Port Everglades

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Port Everglades sanitizes cruise terminals between each cruise voyage to protect against contagious illnesses, using anti-viral cleansers and disinfectants.

 

 

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