Public health emergency due to the severity of this year’s flu season

posted Jan 16, 2013, 10:53 AM by Sylwia Jasinski

The State Health Department has declared a public health emergency due to the severity of this year’s flu season. For common-sense steps to reduce illness, see this letter.

http://intranet.nycboe.net/NR/rdonlyres/C6860C14-2174-425C-8D31-B723E7D1C409/0/FluSeason1142013.pdf

In accordance with state law, your school must post influenza educational material within your building. A guide for parents is available here; http://www.cdc.gov/flu/pdf/freeresources/updated/fluguideforparents_brochure.pdf

See additional information from the Centers for Disease Control here.

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/freeresources/print.htm

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