H1N1 Flu Update

José M. Serrano

As the H1N1 flu outbreak has caused concern among many New Yorkers. The document below contains information on the current situation and the response on all levels.

It is important to remember that the best guidance is to not panic, to maintain high levels of hygiene, as you would to control the flu during flu season. The H1N1 flu is responding to anti-flu medications and health officials are reporting that at this point it seems less virulent than the average seasonal flu.

Please note that this situation is changing regularly, and information is constantly being updated by state, city, federal and international health officials. For more information please visit:

New York State Department of Health

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

World Health Organization

World Health Organization Breakdown of Swine Flu Incidents By Country

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention