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EDMUND G. BROWN JR.
Governor

State of California—Health and Human Services Agency
California Department of Public Health


AFL 09-17
April 29, 2009


TO:
Long-Term Care Facilities

SUBJECT:
Swine Influenza Virus – Health Alert


The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is dedicated to protecting the health and well-being of the people in California. Due to the recent outbreak of swine influenza, CDPH is distributing information about infection control to help prevent the further spread of swine influenza.

CDPH is attaching additional information for long-term care facilities about the swine influenza virus, providing information about symptoms and basic safety precautions.

If you have any questions about the prevention and control of swine influenza, please contact SwineFluInfo@cdph.ca.gov.


Sincerely,

Original Signed by Kathleen Billingsley, R.N.

Kathleen Billingsley, R.N.
Deputy Director
Center for Health Care Quality

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