Minnesota Pandemic Influenza Summit - December 14, 2005
Governor Pawlenty was joined by U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt, CDC Director Julie Gerberding and other officials at Minnesota Pandemic Influenza Summit on December 14, 2005. More than 250 representatives from public and private organizations will gather to discuss state and national preparations for potential pandemic.
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Planning: Minnesota Summit (PDF: 1.6MB/20 pages)
(Powerpoint: 2.4MB/20 slides)
"Achieving a Nation Prepared for a Pandemic" presented by U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt.
Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Planning (PDF: 1.1MB/25 pages)
(Powerpoint: 3.1MB/25 slides)
Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Avian Influenza:
Agricultural Perspectives & Interventions (PDF: 313KB/17 pages)
(Powerpoint: 1.3MB/17 slides)
John Clifford, DVM, Chief Veterinarian, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Pandemic Response and Emergency Planning (PDF: 824KB/18 pages)
(Powerpoint: 3.4MB/18 slides)
Presentation by MDH Commissioner Diane Mandernach highlighting some of the health and community issues being addressed by the Minnesota Department of Health.
MDH covers basic information about both pandemic and avian H5N1 influenza, as well as details specific to Minnesota.
- HHS Pandemic
Influenza Plan (PDF: 47KB/2 pages)
Fact sheet describing the U.S. Health and Human Services plan.
Pandemic Influenza Plan
Entire U.S. Health and Human Services plan. Attention: Non-MDH link
- HHS Pandemic Influenza Plan
- What Is
an Influenza Pandemic?
Definition of an influenza pandemic, with information about the last three pandemics. Attention: Non-MDH link
- How Does
Seasonal Flu Differ From Pandemic Flu?
Side by side comparison of seasonal or ordinary flu with pandemic flu. Attention: Non-MDH link
and Local Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist
Checklist to help state and local jurisdictions plan for pandemic. Attention: Non-MDH link
Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist
Checklist to help businesses prepare for pandemic. Attention: Non-MDH link
Influenza Planning: Planning Assumptions
List of assumptions about pandemic used when creating the HHS plan. Attention: Non-MDH link
Response to Sudden Disease Outbreak (PDF: 216KB/12 pages)
Final report on a stakeholders meeting convened on March 2-3, 2005, to review the response to the Toronto SARS outbreak. The meeting was convened by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the CDC Foundation, and the Institute of Public Health Law. Attention: Non-MDH link