Faith-based and Community Organizations

Faith Leaders PosterH1N1 Flu: A Guide for Community and Faith-based Organizations

In addition to providing information about 2009 H1N1 flu and current response activities, this guide provides specific action steps you can take to help keep your community healthy by:

It's not just a matter of faith.

Pandemic Flu Take the Lead

Pandemic flu is a real threat, but there are specific, simple steps you can take to encourage the people you serve and care about to prepare.

It starts with leadership, your leadership.

You can lead by example, inspiring those who look up to you to take action and responsibility themselves — and to help others. Preparing now will help your congregation and community withstand the impact of a possible flu pandemic later — beginning with everyone right at home.

Please join us to spread the word. Here are specific ways you can take the lead:

Take the Lead Toolkit

Use the Take the Lead toolkit to prepare your community for a possible flu pandemic. Here are checklists, newsletter and e-mail templates, event ideas, health tips and more to help your congregation get ready now.

More Resources

Pandemicflu.gov

Vermont Emergency Management

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