by Tod Carlini
Chief, East Fork Fire & Paramedic Districts
Director, Douglas County Emergency Management Office

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October 8, 2009
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Preparing county response for H1N1 virus

As the novel H1N1 "swine flu" virus continues to make headlines across the country, the Douglas County Emergency Management Office, in cooperation with the Douglas County Health Nurse, Carson City Health & Human Services Office, Douglas County School District, public health professionals, Washoe Tribe, American Red Cross, the State of Nevada, and several other public service agencies, are working to inform the public about the virus; and plan for inoculation and/or community needs should there be a significant outbreak.

Developing disaster preparedness plans and practicing them on a regular basis, as we do, helps us to better respond during a …

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