(updated September 4, 2009)
The acting United States Health and Human Services secretary declared a public health emergency nationwide involving H1N1 (Swine) influenza A as of 9:00 a.m. on April 26, 2009. The CDC has confirmed human cases of H1N1 (Swine) Flu in the U.S. To see the current status and number of cases in the U.S., visit the CDC H1N1 website.
While there is still no cause for alarm locally, planning is underway both nationally and locally to prepare for further outbreak of this virus. Educational materials are available to learn more about the disease and how to protect yourself and your family. To learn more about "Swine flu" and how to protect yourself and your family, please visit this CDC H1N1 Frequently Asked Questions.
The World Health Organization has also posted information on novel H1N1 influenza.
Information for IUP students and faculty will be made available as it appears. Those with questions or concerns are encouraged to speak to a health care provider or to contact the Health Service at IUP's Center for Health and Well-Being at 724-357-2550.
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