Exercise development guide for validating influenza pandemic preparedness plans
The goal is to have all Navy operational units and MTFs administer the 2017-2018 influenza vaccination to meet the 90 percent vaccination goal by mid-December for active and U. Navy Reserve components and Department of the Navy civilians.“Any pandemic could incapacitate or compromise the readiness status of active duty and civil service personnel.Comprehensive pandemic influenza planning can also help facilities plan for other emergency situations.
The United States is NOT currently experiencing an influenza pandemic.
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To reduce this threat, CDPH recommends the annual flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older, including pregnant women.
Common symptoms of the flu include fever or feeling feverish, a cough and/or sore throat, a runny or stuffy nose, chills, fatigue and body aches.