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PANDEMIC INFLUENZA
(PAN FLU)
 
     
Program Description
  The Tehama County Pandemic Influenza Program was established in 2006 to prepare Tehama County for a pandemic influenza emergency. The purpose of pandemic influenza preparedness and response planning is to lessen the impact of an influenza pandemic on the residents of Tehama County results in a decrease in morbidity, mortality, and civil and social disruptions. 
 
Pandemic influenza preparedness and response planning addresses the activities and the agencies involved in preparing and responding to a public health emergency. Subjects of importance in planning for and responding to a pandemic emergency include: emergency operations, disease surveillance, health care, community disease control and prevention, disease management, medical surge planning, risk communication, public education, legal authorities for enforcing public health orders, and incorporating essential services into continuity planning.
 
     
Contact Public Health about Pan Flu information (530) 527-6824
 
 
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