Some of our local businesses are ahead in the readiness (see “Local Sources”) but the Chamber of Commerce is still shirking. I haven’t heard of any preparations of the business which is essential for nearly all others in our region, Lynden Air Cargo and Northern Air Cargo. They bring the supplies to the retail and wholesale businesses. What steps have the Village corporations taken in your community? What about Doyon and Calista?
The US Department of Labor (DOL) has introduced workplace health guidelines to help businesses understand their pandemic influenza risks and what they need to do to prepare.
Predictions and observations at this week’s conference on business preparedness for pandemic influenza ran the gamut from how fast a pandemic would circle the globe to how well the Internet would hold up, with many topics in between.
- Center for Infectious Disease Research Policy