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H1N1: Texans with Disabilities Prepare for Pandemic Influenza

Texans with disabilities should begin planning and preparation for the H1N1  flu virus.  People with disabilities, their families, and attendants must consider matters of personal preparedness planning for flu at home and work.  The information and resources below have been developed to assist you in your planning efforts.

The H1N1 Survey Results

Thank you for participating in the Survey of Personal Preparedness Planning for Texans with Disabilities in a Pandemic Event. A total of 620 people from 113 Texas counties responded to the survey between August 7, 2009 and December 31, 2009. Read an analysis of the survey in PDF . Download free Acrobat Reader. The analysis will also be made available in Word, in large print, by mail and by telephone. Call our office at 512-463-5739 for assistance. For more information regarding this survey, contact Kathy Keller Matejek.

Downloadable, Printable Resources

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Look for H1N1 information on the following Texas websites

• TexasFlu.org  (English and Spanish)
• TexasPrepares.org  Make your plan (English and Spanish)
• Ready America/Texas
• Governor’s Division of Emergency Management
• Texas Education Agency Flu FAQ (English, PDF)
• Texas Department of Criminal Justice (English and Spanish)
• Emergency Management Situation Reports
• AgriLife Texas A & M: Texas Extension and Disaster Education Network
• Texas Higher Education Coordination Board
• Interim Guidance for Clinicians on the Prevention and Treatment of Swine-Origin Influenza Virus Infection in Young Children (English and Spanish)
• Local and Regional Health Departments  (English and Spanish)
• H1N1 Influenza A (Swine Flu) Illness and Returning to Work and School (English and Spanish)

Federal H1N1 information

Printable Planning Forms for You and Your Family

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