Emerging Infections & Flu

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Oct 05, 2017
OSHA Fact Sheet: Preventing and Managing Laboratory Worker Exposure to Zika Virus

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3917.pdf

This guidance provides employers and workers with information to prevent and manage occupational exposure to Zika virus. The guidance may be updated as more information becomes available.

Source: OSHA

Apr 05, 2017
The Zika Virus Outbreak Infographic

http://mphdegree.usc.edu/resources/infographics/the-zika-virus-outbreak/

For those aspiring to or working toward an MPH degree online the circumstances of the Zika virus outbreak provide unique insights into the progression of an international public health emergency. See what we know so far about the virus in our latest infographic:

Source: USC

Jan 27, 2017
OSHA Quick Card: How to Protect Yourself in the Workplace during a Pandemic/Cómo Protegerse en el Lugar de Trabajo Durante una Pandemia

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/protect-yourself-pandemic-spanish.pdf

Quick card information for employees on how to protect yourself at work during a pandemic.

Source: OSHA

Jan 27, 2017
Confederation of Oregon School Administrators

http://www.cosa.k12.or.us/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=278&Itemid=179

Confederation of Oregon School Administrators

Source: COSA

Jan 27, 2017
Providing Mass Medical Care with Scarce Resources: A Community Planning Guide

http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/mce/

The purpose of this guide is to provide community planners with valuable information and insights that will help them in their efforts to plan for and respond to a mass casualty event (MCE)

Source: AHRQ

Jan 27, 2017
School District (K-12) Influenza Planning Checklist

http://www.flu.gov/planning-preparedness/school/index.html

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have developed the following checklist to assist LEAs in developing and/or improving plans to prepare for and respond to influenza.

Source: Flu.Gov

Jan 27, 2017
Washington State Department of Health Flu News

http://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/IllnessandDisease/Flu.aspx

This site provides information in English and Spanish on flu, vaccines and other resources.

Source: WA DOH

Jan 27, 2017
Flu.gov

http://www.flu.gov/

One-stop access to U.S. Government flu information. Managed by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Source: Flu.Gov

Jan 27, 2017
Oregon Public Health Flu Information

http://flu.oregon.gov/Pages/index.aspx

This page provides information for Oregonians and health professionals on seasonal flu.

Source: Oregon Public Health

Jan 27, 2017
Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS)

http://www.who.int/influenza/gisrs_laboratory/en/

Global influenza virological surveillance has been conducted through WHO's Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS) for over half a century.

Source: WHO