This web page is devoted to information about the H1N1 novel influenza virus (Swine Flu).
To join our flu conversation, visit our blog at www.askguilfordhealth.com. This blog is hosted by our medical director, Dr. Ward Robinson.
H1N1 Vaccine Availability in Guilford County
Below are direct links to sources for state, national and international information:
H1N1, Seasonal, Avian and Pandemic Flu Information. This site includes guidance and tool kits for businesses and schools, seasonal flu information, and flu news. Some titles are directly linked to information on CDC pages (see below).
Flu.gov also has many free resource materials that address differences in language, race and ethnicity that may be downloaded, printed and shared.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Nationally produced general information about H1N1; link to Clinical and General Guidance for Parents/Caregivers, Schools and Childcare Centers, Business, Healthcare Providers and other specific groups; national press releases; and updated national statistics.
2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine (Inactivated - the shot)
2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Spanish (Inactivated)
2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Mandarin (Inactivated)
2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine (Live, Attenuated - the nasal spray)
2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Spanish (Live)
2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Mandarin (Live)
Seasonal Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (shot)
Seasonal Live, Intranasal Influenza Vaccine (nasal spray)
Division of Public Health, NC Dept. of Health and Human Services (flu.nc.gov)
State produced general information about H1N1, state level statistics and state produced clinical guidance information for healthcare professionals.
The information below has been developed by the Guilford County Department of Public Health. It is available for public use and may be downloaded and printed. Additional materials will be added as needed.
H1N1 Prevention Protection
H1N1 Prevention Protection (Spanish)
H1N1 (Swine Flu) Fact Sheet
H1N1 (Swine Flu) Fact Sheet (Spanish)
Sample Letter for Schools, Colleges, and Universities
Sample Letter for Schools, Colleges, and Universities (Spanish)
Frequently Asked Questions about H1N1 Vaccine
Prevention Brochure for Employees of Homeless Shelters
Prevention Brochure for Parents of Child Care and School Age Children
Prevention Brochure for College/University Students and Faculty pg 1
Prevention Brochure for College/University Students and Faculty pg 2
Entry Sign - This sign may be adapted for use in other facilities
Entry Sign (Spanish)
Get Ready, Stay Ready Guilford - emergency planning and kit content document. (Please use the zoom button to enlarge this document for readability; Printing tip: select “Choose paper source by PDF page size.”)
Get Ready, Stay Ready Guilford Kit supplies (Spanish)
Click here to access our archive of press releases related to H1N1. Search by month.
Click here for information about seasonal flu.