The Snohomish Health District has asked us to let parents know that the H1N1 vaccine may be administered to anyone due to the supply of vaccines increasing. The Snohomish Health District believes that they have met the demand among those persons in the priority groups that the CDC identified.
District's Pandemic Flu Plan
Since 2006, our district has been revising and adjusting our plans in case of a flu pandemic. This document is available to download. This version (.pdf) was revised November 2009.
What is the flu?
Flu, also called influenza, is a contagious disease of the lungs and airways. Usually influenza viruses are spread in droplets of cough and sneezes.
What is a flu pandemic?
A flu pandemic means a worldwide outbreak of the disease.
How does seasonal flu differ from pandemic flu?
How can I protect my family and myself?
Ask about a flu shot.
Wash hands often (for 20 seconds).
Cover your cough and sneeze with tissue or sleeve.
Stay home if you feel sick.
Avoid touching your nose, mouth, and eyes.
Practice healthy habits! Eat healthy foods, get plenty of rest, and exercise regularly.