Pandemic H1N1 Influenza among CSC Inmates 2009 – 2010:
Summary of Vaccination Campaign, Cases, and Outbreaks

June 2011

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Summary

  • During the pandemic influenza H1N1 period 2009-2010, CSC overcame a number of response challenges:
    • Immunized over 8,000 (more than half of all inmates) in a short timeframe,
    • Detected and managed over 150 cases of ILI and H1N1;
    • Responded to and controlled H1N1 outbreaks in 9 CSC institutions

Acknowledgements

This report was prepared by:

  • Jennifer Heys, Epidemiologist, CSC Public Health Branch

Acknowledgements to:

  • Regional Managers Public Health
  • Institutional Nurses
  • Regional Directors, Health Services
  • CSC Public Health Branch and Clinical Services Branch, National Headquarters

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