Flu (Influenza)

New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Resources

NYSDOH Flu Information for Child-Care Providers and Schools Webpage-Contains
NYSDOH Influenza Notification Alert:  NYS PHL Section 613 requires schools and child-care settings to post influenza educational material, in plain view, within their facilities. Information should be posted starting now. Influenza season begins in early fall and can last through May (10/2020) 

NYSDOH Seasonal Flu Resources

Seasonal Influenza Information for Child Care Providers, Schools and Colleges

Teaching Resources- The Flu Guide for Parents 

Educational Resources and Poster and lesson plans for children 3-7 years old

NYS Mask egulations for the Prevention of Influenza Transmission

NYSED Resources

NYSED - Amendment to Public Health Law Regarding Regulations for the Prevention of Influenza Transmission (October 2013)

NYSED/NYSDOH Joint Guidance Memo on Influenza 2017-2018 - Provides information on symptoms, monitoring, cleaning, facilities, and school closure. (2/23/18) 

Pandemic Planning

CDC Influenza Pandemic Planning Webpage

CDC Information for Schools and Child Care Providers
Contains information on how to Clean and Disinfect Schools To Slow the Spread of Flu, and guidance for School Administrators to Help Reduce the Spread of Seasonal Influenza in K-12 Schools (11/2019).

NASN Resources Keep Flu out of School Toolkit
This e-toolkit offers numerous resources for school nurses and teachers that can be used to raise awareness about the burden of influenza and the benefits of annual vaccination NASN) 

Page Updated 12/23/21