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  • H1N1: A Current Educational Issue
    By: Lindsay Bryant
  • What is H1N1?
    • New human influenza virus
    • Contagious
    • Pandemic
  • Importance of H1N1
    Hospitalizations and deaths are
    occurring all around the world
  • Age groups affected by H1N1
  • H1N1 Background Information
    • Respiratory infection
    • Caused by an influenza virus
    • Contagious
    • Spread by humans
  • H1N1 Confirmed Dates
    • April 15, 2009: First confirmed case of H1N1 in United States
    • June 19, 2009: All 50 states had confirmed cases of H1N1
    • June 11 2009: World Health Organization affirmed H1N1 a global pandemic
  • H1N1 Symptoms include but not limited to:
    • Fever
    • Chills
    • Cough
    • Stuffy nose
    • Sore throat
  • How H1N1 is impacting K-12 Education
    • Students missing school
    • Teachers missing school
    • Students falling behind in school
    • Classes being cancelled
    • Lectures being put on hold
    • Schools having to be dismissed
  • H1N1 Current Prevention
    1.) Stay home when sick
    2.) Separate ill students and staff
    3.) Use hygiene and respiratory etiquette
    4.) Routine school cleaning
    5.) Early treatment of high risk students and staff
    6.) Consideration of selective school dismissal
  • Future prevention if H1N1 cases increase
    1.) Active screenings
    2.) High risk students and staff stay home
    3.) Students with ill household members stay home
    4.) Increase distance between people at schools
    5.) Extend time period an ill person must stay home
    6.) School dismissals
  • Overview
    • H1N1 is a serious illness
    • H1N1 is a major k-12 educational issue around the world
    • There many symptoms to watch for
    • There are many ways to prevent the spreading of H1N1
  • References
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    Author: Biology Big Brother
    "2009 H1N1 Flu ("Swine Flu") and You." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 20 Oct. 2009. Web. 28 Oct. 2009 <>.
  • References
    "H1N1 (Swine Flu) Symptoms." Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2009. Web. 28 Oct. 2009 <>.
    "H1N1 (Swine Flu)." Know what to do about the flu U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2009. Web. 28 Oct. 2009 <>.
    "CDC Guidance for State and Local Public Health Officials and School Administrators for School (K-12) Responses to Influenza during the 2009-2010 School Year." Centers for Disease Control and PreventionN.p., 21 Oct. 2009. Web. 28 Oct. 2009 <>.
    "Novel H1N1 Flu: Background on the Situation." Centers for Disease Control and PreventionN.p., 2009. Web. 28 Oct. 2009 <>.