H1N1 Flu Virus (Human Swine Influenza)
For Health Professionals
H1N1 Flu Virus (Human Swine Influenza) is a respiratory illness that causes symptoms similar to those of the regular human seasonal flu. This virus is contagious.
The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Public Health Agency of Canada are working together to monitor swine flu cases in Canada.
Seasonal and H1N1 flu clinic information is now available
Read the Latest News Releases on H1N1 Flu Virus (Human Swine Influenza)
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
H1N1 Flu Virus Fact Sheet and Brochure
Influenza Self-Assessment Tool
ServiceOntario INFOline: 1-800-476-9708
Public Health Agency of Canada
General Information Line: 1-800-454-8302
World Health Organization (WHO)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Ontario First Nation Pandemic Health Resource
Public Health Units - South West Ontario
Elgin St Thomas Public Health
Grey Bruce Health Unit
Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit
Huron County Health Unit
Middlesex-London Health Unit
Oxford County Public Health and Emergency Services
Perth District Health Unit
Organizing Workplace Flu Clinics
Workplace flu clinics can be organized by contacting private nursing agencies that will provide information and vaccinations to employees for a small fee. For more information about organizing workplace flu clinics, visit the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Vaccinations are also offered by Public Health Units through their flu clinics that start in late October, as well as through your family doctor or permanent clinics.
Public Information for Influenza Pandemic Planning
Ontario Influenza Pandemic Plans and Guides
The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Pandemic Planning at Home
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)