Peer-Reviewed, Online Database Showcases Local, County and State Pandemic Planning – Downloadable Tools Can Help Communities Protect Citizens by Enhancing Their Own Plans

Source: Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy, and the Pew Center on the States, 2007

From the press release:
Public health planners have a new tool to help them prepare for an influenza pandemic. Pew and the Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy are announcing the launch of, a new online resource that highlights promising ways communities are preparing for a flu pandemic. brings together more than 130 peer-reviewed practices from four countries, 22 states and 33 counties. Compiled as a tool to save communities and states time and resources, the database enables public health professionals to learn from one another and to build on their own pandemic plans. Using, they can examine and download pandemic flu planning materials and use or adapt them to fit local needs.

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