H1N1 Preparedness and HIV

H1N1 Podcasts

amfAR H1N1 Briefing: Interview with Dr. Susan J. Blumenthal

H1N1 Virus December 21, 2009

Michelle Samplin-Salgado sat down with Dr. Susan J. Blumenthal, Senior Policy and Medical Advisor for amfAR and former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General to discuss the Congressional briefing on the implications of H1N1 influenza for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Duration: 4 min 39 sec

Novel H1N1 Flu and HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

H1N1 Virus September 02, 2009

In this podcast,the CDC’s Dr. John Brooks discusses CDC’s Interim Guidance for HIV-infected adults and adolescents regarding the novel H1N1 flu virus.

Duration: 6 min 55 sec

H1N1 and HIV Webinar

H1N1 and HIV Webinar, September 2, 2009 September 02, 2009

On September 2, 2009 AIDS.gov hosted a webinar on H1N1 and HIV for Federal staff and grantees who serve people living with AIDS. During the webinar experts from the CDC, National Institutes of Health, and HIV grantees provided updates on H1N1 preparedness for the HIV community.

Duration: 1 hr

Prevent H1N1. Remember to:

  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Cover your cough and discard the tissue.
  • If you have a fever, stay home for 24 hours after the fever has ended.
  • Get a vaccine when it becomes available.

Federal H1N1 Resources

Informational Flyers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have suggested the following flyers from the Center for Disease Control that are ready-to-use and feature information on vaccine safety and healthy habits for a variety of vulnerable populations:

Protect yourself from H1N1

You and the H1N1 flu vaccine

Children should get the vaccine

Cover Your Cough

For more information on the convergence of H1N1 and HIV/AIDS, read amfAR’s fact sheet:

Heard a rumor about H1N1? Visit Myths & Facts to run a fact check and learn the truth. An additional resource is the CDC hotline, 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636), which offers services in English and Spanish, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We encourage you to visit Flu.gov for more free resources and one-page handouts available in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.