The tools in this section will help you communicate during an outbreak of influenza whether occurring naturally or intentionally.
Coordinate all media contact with your assigned public information staff and follow your agency's emergency communications procedures.
News Releases. Drop-in paragraphs to assist in developing pandemic flu news releases will be added soon.
Fact sheets and additional resources.
Frequently Asked Questions about Pandemic Influenza
Talking points and answers to frequently asked questions about pandemic influenza: descriptions of the symptoms and treatment; special instructions for minimizing your exposure.
Preventing the Spread of Germs
This fact sheet information is to used to educate people about the importance of limiting the spread of respiratory infections. You can also use the information to incorporate into new releases, fact sheets and other materials you produce during the emergency. (Translations are also available in PDF format in Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Russian and Vietnamese.)
Washington State Department of Health Pandemic Influenza resource page. For more details and materials about pandemic influenza. Some materials offered in languages other than English.