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Pandemic Influenza Plan 2007

Arrow BulletChapter 11: Public Health Measures

Public health measures (PHM) refer to non-medical interventions used to reduce the spread of influenza. Public health measures involve strategies for both individuals and communities, and include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Infection prevention and control;
  • Case and contact management;
  • Social distancing strategies, such as closing schools or restricting public gatherings;
  • Public education; and
  • Travel restrictions and screening of travellers.

Public Health Measures (PDF 10 pages, 96KB)


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