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H1N1 Influenza


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H1N1 Influenza

  1. 1. H1N1 Influenza<br />By: Jessie Osterhout<br />
  2. 2. About H1N1 Influenza<br />The first cases were reported in the spring of 2009<br />Many people became sick with the H1N1 because we haven’t yet developed any immunity to it<br />Other names for H1N1: <br />Swine Flu<br />Influenza A<br />New Flu<br />
  3. 3. What is H1N1?<br />H1N1 is a strain of the flu known as Influenza A<br />(also known as the swine flu)<br />Author: AKA Zoe<br />
  4. 4. Symptoms<br />Fever<br />Cough <br />Runny/stuffy nose<br />Sore throat<br />Body aches<br />Chills<br />Fatigue<br />Diarrhea/vomiting<br />Author: Andres Rueda<br />
  5. 5. Treatment<br />Two antiviral agents may help/reduce the effects of H1N1<br />Zanamivir<br />Oseltamivir<br />Author: Pink Sherbet Photography<br />
  6. 6. How to Stay Healthy in School<br />Get the H1N1 Vaccine<br />Keep up on the news and new information<br />Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough<br />Wash your hands often<br />Stay home from school if you become ill<br />Don’t touch your eyes/nose/mouth<br />
  7. 7. What can I do as a teacher?<br />Send sick students home<br />Keep hand sanitizer handy<br />Make hand washing stops at the bathroom several times a day<br />Stay healthy!<br />Author: James Sariento<br />
  8. 8. H1N1: What is being done?<br />Keeping you informed with updated information<br />
  9. 9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention<br />The CDC Guidance for State and Local School Administrators (k-12)<br />Provides guidance to administrators help prevent the spread of H1N1<br />Provides tools depending on the conditions in the area of the school<br />Provides a checklist for making decisions <br />
  10. 10. Don’t forget…<br />H1N1 is a form of influenza<br />It is spread mostly from people to people<br />You can help prevent it!<br />Bring this information back to your classroom! <br />
  11. 11. References<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />nce.htm<br /><br />