Swine Flu: U.S. Declares “Emergency of Preparedness”

On Sunday, Secretary Napolitano declared an Emergency of Preparedness, stating, ‘…we’re preparing in an environment where we really don’t know ultimately what the size or seriousness of this outbreak is going to be.’ I agree that this declaration is needed because most organizations are not well prepared for a Pandemic flu outbreak.  Studies show that organizations need to have pandemic plans that address workforce absenteeism rates of 40 percent or higher. What if 40% of your employees were staying home because: 1) They are home sick 2) Family Members are sick 3) Schools are closed 4) Employees fear becoming sick What if your vendors are … Continue reading Swine Flu: U.S. Declares “Emergency of Preparedness”Read More →