Orkney Islands Council
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Precautions in case of Pandemic

This page contains information and guidance in relation to precautions and preparations in case of pandemic.

Information about Influenza A (H1N1) - also known as Mexican Swine Flu:

To find out more about Mexican Swine Flu, please select from the 'Related Links' for useful information the following:

  • NHS 24 - Swine Flu information- Introductory information about Swine Flu.
  • Scottish Government - Introduction to various forms of Influenza, including Swine Flu.
  • Highlands and Islands Strategic Co-ordinating Group.
  • Health Protection Scotland.
  • Health Protection Agency.
  • World Health Agency.
  • UK Resilience.
  • British Foreign and Commonwealth Offfice.

Information for Businesses:

Cabinet Office Pandemic Influenza Checklist for Businesses.

The link in 'Related Downloads' provides a checklist of important and specific activities organisations can do to prepare for a pandemic as well as more general guidance.

Related Sites