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H1N1 Flu Information for Businesses and Employers

The health of employees during an outbreak such as H1N1 influenza plays a critical role in the continued operations of a business. Business operations that require close contact with fellow employees and the public face special considerations in preventing the spread of infectious diseases. Listed below are guidance documents and informational links for businesses and employers from CDPH, CDC, OSHA, and other agencies.

What's New

  • CDPH Guidance: Updated Guidance for Employers and Employees on 2009 H1N1 Influenza (PDF) Opens in a new browser window. - February 22 Updated
  • OSHA Compliance Directive:  Enforcement Procedures for High to Very High Occupational Exposure Risk to 2009 H1N1 Influenza  - November 20
  • OSHA News Release: US Department of Labor's OSHA provides workplace H1N1 influenza precaution and protection information for workers and employers - November 9
  • OSHA H1N1 Flu Website
  • CDPH Guidances and Information

  • CDPH Guidance: Updated Guidance for Employers and Employees on 2009 H1N1 Influenza (PDF) Opens in a new browser window. - February 22 Updated
  • CDPH Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Recommendations for Providers, Schools, and Businesses for Cleaning Surfaces to Prevent H1N1 Transmission in Non-Healthcare Settings (PDF) - September 8
  • CDPH Interim Guidance for Public Gatherings: Policies to Mitigate Spread of Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infections (PDF)Opens in a new browser window.- May 19 
  • CDPH Interim Guidance for State of California Facilities on Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus (PDF)Opens in a new browser window.- May 19
  • All CDPH Guidances for H1N1 Influenza - by Date and by Topic

    CDPH Occupational Health Branch

    CDC Guidances and Information

  • Updated: Seasonal and 2009 H1N1 Flu Vaccines Questions and Answers for Businesses - January 27
  • Interim Recommendations for Facemask and Respirator Use to Reduce H1N1 Virus Transmission - September 24
  • Planning for 2009 H1N1 Influenza: A Preparedness Guide for Small Business (PDF) Opens in a new browser window. - CDC and Homeland Security, September 16
  • Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to the 2009 – 2010 Influenza Season - August 19
  • Preparing for the Flu: A Communication Toolkit for Businesses and Employers -  August 19
  • CDC Interim Guidance for People who have Close Contact with Pigs in Non-commercial Settings: Preventing the Spread of Influenza A Viruses, Including the Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus - July 23
  • H1N1 Flu Resources for Businesses and Employers - CDC
  • General Business and Workplace Guidance for the Prevention of Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Flu in Workers - August 10
  • CDC and Other Guidances for H1N1 Influenza - by Date and by Topic

    H1N1 Flu Resources for Businesses and Employers from CDC

    Business Planning from Flu.gov

    OSHA Guidances and Information


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