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In This Section:

H1N1 Flu Questions & Answers
Information for Employees & Their Families
Guidance for Bureau and Office Emergency Planners
Information for Supervisors & Human Resource Offices
H1N1 Flu & Seasonal Flu Vaccines
H1N1 Flu Case Reporting
Guidance on Public Gatherings and Meetings
Information Technology Guidance Related to 2009 H1N1 Flu
Bureau of Indian Affairs and Tribal Information
Bureau of Indian Education Schools
Office of Insular Affairs and Insular Areas Information
Guidance for Wildland Fire Personnel
Law Enforcement
Guidance for Emergency Medical Services Personnel
Respirators, Masks & Other Occupational Health Issues
Additional Pandemic H1N1 Flu Websites & Points of Contact

bie-logoThe Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) operates 184 schools in 23 states. The Bureau of Indian Education's number one priority continues to be safe and secure schools for the students it serves. See Bureau of Indian Education Memorandum. Additional information on H1N1 Flu response can be found at the BIE website.

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The Secretaries of Education and Health issued a joint letter to schools and school districts outlining key H1N1 Flu preparation that should be taken.

Updated CDC guidance for schools with grades K - 12:

CDC and the U. S. Department of Education have established a School Dismissal Monitoring System to report on novel influenza (H1N1)-related school or school district dismissal in the United States. For more information, or to report a dismissed school, go to http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/schools/dismissal_form/.

Updated CDC guidance for colleges, universities and other institutions of higher education:

In addition, the American College Health Association released a letter on March 5 to encourage college students, faculty and staff to protect themselves against H1N1 Flu by getting vaccinated. This is especially important as we head into the spring break “season” when large numbers of students travel both domestically and internationally.

Updated CDC guidance for child care and early childhood programs:

Additional guidance and planning documents and checklists for schools, as well as lesson plans and teaching materials on pandemic flu, can be found at http://www.flu.gov/plan/school/index.html.