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Delaware Pandemic Influenza Plan   [open pdf - 0B]

"The Delaware Pandemic Influenza Plan '[1.1] Provides a guideline for the State of Delaware to prepare and respond to a pandemic outbreak. [1.2] Outlines preparedness actions during the inter-pandemic period to strengthen capabilities for an effective response to a pandemic influenza outbreak and to minimize the risk of transmissions to humans by situation monitoring and assessment, prevention and containment, health system response, communication, and planning and coordination. [1.3] Outlines response actions during a pandemic alert and/or pandemic period to ensure rapid characterization of the new virus subtype, maximize efforts to contain and delay the spread to possibly avert a pandemic, and to minimize the impact of the pandemic by situation monitoring and assessment, prevention and containment, health system response, communication, and planning and coordination. [1.4] Defines the roles and responsibilities for the Division of Public Health (DPH), other primary state agencies, and outside partners during the different phases and periods of inter-pandemic, pandemic alert, and pandemic influenza. [1.5] Outlines the command and control and management structure during the different phases and periods of inter-pandemic, pandemic alert, and pandemic influenza."

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2005-09-06
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State of Delaware, Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health
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Delaware Health and Social Services: http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/
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