You’ve probably seen news stories about H1N1 - the Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center has an H1N1 web site that contains up-to-date clinic information, resources for families and businesses and more.
It's important to note that H5N1 (Avian Flu) continues to circulate in some parts of the world. Additional information on avian flu is included in the links below.
Pandemic Flu Links
World Health Organization (WHO) Pandemic Alert Phases and Response
Common vs. Avian Flu
Pandemic Flu Planning Checklist for Individuals and Families
Pandemic Flu Planning Checklist for Businesses
Wild Bird and Avian Flu information from the Illinois Department of Agriculture
Additional information on wild bird and avian flu from the United States Department of Agriculture
If you're interested in information on seasonal influenza, please visit the Health Department's Influenza web page.