April 30, 2009
The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reports no new confirmed cases of human infection with swine influenza A (H1N1) in San Diego County residents.
“We are aggressively working to mitigate the spread of the swine flu virus and working with our community partners to educate the public on what they can do to help contain the virus,” said Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., San Diego County Public Health Officer.
“We are in contact with local governments, area schools, college campuses, and our health care providers and hospitals to make sure they have the information they need and are prepared.”
Cases confirmed so far:
- A 10-year-old male (4/21/09)
- A 54-year-old male and his 16-year-old daughter (4/23/09)
- A 7-year-old male (4/24/09)
- A 20-year-old male (4/27/09)
- A 3-year-old male (4/29/09)
- A 38-year-old male (4/29/09)
- A 23-year-old male (4/29/09)
“Once again, we can’t stress enough the basic steps the public can take to help contain the spread of this virus,” said Wooten. “If you are sick, do not go to work, school or travel. Cover your mouth when coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose, and wash your hands frequently,” Wooten concluded.
For additional information:
County Swine Flu site
CDC Swine Flu information
2-1-1 San Diego, phone information
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