Community Mitigation Guidelines to Prevent Pandemic Influenza -- United States, 2017 [open pdf - 732KB]
The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Recommendations and Reports contain in-depth articles that relay policy statements for prevention and treatment on all areas in CDC's scope of responsibility. This volume of MMWR Recommendations and Reports contains the following report: "Community Mitigation Guidelines to Prevent Pandemic Influenza - United States, 2017". From the "Purpose" section: "The purpose of these guidelines is to help state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments with pre-pandemic planning and decision-making by providing updated recommendations on the use of NPIs [Nonpharmaceutical Interventions]. These recommendations have incorporated lessons learned from the federal, state, and local responses to the influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 virus pandemic (hereafter referred to as the 2009 H1N1 pandemic) and findings from research. Communities, families and individuals, employers, and schools can create plans that use these interventions to help slow the spread of a pandemic and prevent disease and death."
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Recommendations and Reports (April 21, 2017), v.66 no.1