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
Telehealth: 1-866-797-0000

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)

Need help connecting to health services?
Call 310-2222 (CCAC)
Email gethelp@sw.ccac-ont.ca

SouthWesthealthline.ca on Twitter:

Specialized Health Websites
caregiverexchange.ca South West End-of-Life Care Network Mental Health At School.ca Living A Healthy Life South West LHIN