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H1N1 (Swine Flu) Information

2009: Respiratory Protection | Guidance | Information and Resources

H1N1 Influenza Information

Since the initial outbreak of the H1N1 virus in the Spring of 2009, the Education Department and the State Department of Health have jointly issued a series of guidance documents, all of which are listed below.

Respiratory Protection

  • Respiratory Protection and Infection Control Measures Training Program November 16, 2009: Associate Commissioner Jean Stevens Memo "2009 H1N1 Influenza Respiratory Protection and Infection Control Measures" PDF PDF (91 KB)
  • On-line training for school nurses and other school health personnel on the OSHA/PESH required respiratory protection program and N95 respirator use can be accessed at http://h1n1.neric.org/.
  • Please contact the following for technical assistance and fit testing information: BOCES health and safety coordinators; regional State Department of Health Occupational Health Clinics; or State Department of Labor Division of Safety and Health On-Site Consultation Service

Guidance

  • NYSED & NYSDOH October 20, 2009 Joint Memo:
    CDC Guildance on Helping Child Care and Early Childhood Programs Respond to Influenza during the 2009-2010 Influenza Season:
    English: PDF pdf(645KB) | Spanish: pdfPDF (185KB)
  • NYSED & NYSDOH joint memo for 2009-2010 School (K-12) Guidance: Novel H1N1 Influenza (Flu) Virus - August 31, 2009 PDF pdf (65KB)
  • 2009 - 2010 School (K-12) Guidance: Novel H1N1 Influenza (Flu) Virus PDF pdf (328KB)
  • NYSED & NYSDOH September 11, 2009 Joint Memo:
    2009-2010 Institutions of Higher Education Guidance: Novel H1N1 Influenza (Flu) Virus PDF pdf (381 KB)
  • NYSED & NYSDOH September 11, 2009 Joint Memo: School Absenteeism and School Dismissal Monitoring for Novel H1N1 Influenza (Flu) Virus in K-12 Educational Facilities for the 2009-2010 School Year PDF pdf (65 KB)
    • School Surveillance and Reporting System: School 2009 Absentee Surveillance PDF pdf (87 KB)
    • School Surveillance and Reporting System: CDC School Dismissal Form PDF pdf (7 KB)
    • QuickTips-for Submitting School H1N1 Absenteeism and Dismissal Surveillance Data on the New York State Department of Health Commerce System PDF pdf (7 KB)

Information and Resources

Last Updated: <May 4, 2010