from the SW Public Health District-
In response to separate Influenza A outbreaks involving children in two of its 14 counties, Southwest Health District has partially reactivated its Pandemic H1N1 Emergency Operations Center.
Public Health disease investigators learned this week that 20 out of 40 students enrolled in a Dougherty County summer program had fallen ill with flu-like symptoms, including two children with confirmed cases of Influenza A.
On Monday, the Dougherty County summer program director voluntarily discontinued the program.
Emergency warning signs-
In children, emergency warning signs that need urgent medical attention include:
In adults, emergency warning signs that need urgent medical attention include: