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2 Insert: Presenter Name Insert: Presenter Title / Organization

3 Helping Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) Prepare to be Healthy Section 1

4 Hurricane Katrina: A response of care FBOs Response to Disaster

5 A Response of Care Hurricane Katrina elicited: People and resources from all levels Both long and short term help Emotional and spiritual support Medical, financial, and housing assistance

6 A Response of Care The faith-based community: Mobile kitchens and recovery sites Shelters “Pop-up” shelters Relief funds Medical relief efforts FBOs were the “foot soldiers and the armies of compassion.”

7 Transition from Katrina to Pandemic Influenza FBOs played an important role during the aftermath of Katrina FBOs will play an important role before and during a pandemic

8 Section 1: Goals By the end of this session, you will be able to: 1.Correctly describe pandemic- related terms 2.Discuss and perform basic public health pandemic influenza interventions

9 Objectives By the end of this session, you will be able to : 1.Identify pandemic influenza terms 2.List four public health interventions 3.Identify materials to use to reinforce properly covering coughs and sneezes

10 Objectives 4.Demonstrate cough & sneeze etiquette 5.Correctly order hand washing steps 6. Demonstrate hand washing steps

11 Why is Pandemic Influenza Important? Photo Credit: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C., Image NCP 1603

12 Our Mobile Society

13 Important Terms Influenza Pandemic Pandemic Influenza Influenza Virus Classification: Orthomyxoviridae Structure: seg., lin., ssRNA-, helical, env. Photo Credit: College of Medicine, University of Florida

14 Influenza Influenza (a.k.a. “flu”): A respiratory illness caused by a virus Seasonal

15 Pandemic Pandemic: A global disease outbreak

16 Pandemic Influenza Pandemic influenza: A global outbreak of influenza. Easily spread from person-to-person around the world.

17 Pandemic Influenza New strain = potential outbreak H5N1 is of concern today

18 Pandemic Influenza More severe than seasonal flu: Similar symptoms Virus more rapid and severe Little to no immunity

19 Transmission Mode: Respiratory droplets Touching Mouth Nose Eyes Infection time: 1 day prior to symptoms Up to 5 days following onset of symptoms

20 Practice Quiz

21 Influenza is a: a.global disease outbreak. b.respiratory illness, caused by a virus. c.global outbreak of a respiratory illness caused by a virus for which there is little or no immunity.

22 Practice Quiz A pandemic is a: a.global disease outbreak. b.respiratory illness, caused by a virus. c.global outbreak of a respiratory illness caused by a virus for which there is little or no immunity.

23 Practice Quiz Pandemic influenza is a: a.global disease outbreak. b.respiratory illness, caused by a virus. c.global outbreak of a respiratory illness caused by a virus for which there is little or no immunity.

24 Answers to Practice Quiz Influenza Respiratory illness, caused by a virus Pandemic Global disease outbreak Pandemic Influenza Global outbreak of a respiratory illness caused by a virus; little or no immunity

25 Public Health Interventions

26 Pandemic Outbreak: The Wave Daily Cases #1 #2 #3 Days since First Case No intervention With intervention

27 Pandemic Outbreak: 1918 Wave Daily Cases #1 #2 #3 Days since First Case City 1 City 2

28 Infection Control & FBOs FBOs serve people and communities. FBOs may remain open to provide some essential services to serve people and communities.

29 Public Health Interventions Staying home voluntarily –Voluntary Isolation & Quarantine Limiting contact with others –Social Distancing Covering coughs & sneezes properly –Cough and Sneeze Etiquette Washing hands frequently –Hand Hygiene

30 Stay Home Stay home when you are sick Stay home when someone in your household is sick Can reduce the spread of illness within the communities that you serve Can keep your staff healthy and your critical functions operating

31 Stay Home FBO Leaders can do the following: Encourage people to stay at home –one-on-one conversations with individuals –distributed materials (flyers, bulletins, and mass mailings) Establish non-penalizing sick leave policies

32 Limiting Contact Social Distancing < 3-6 feet

33 Limiting Contact Social Distancing > 3-6 feet

34 Limiting Contact Consider: Educational and recreational events Worship services Other faith-based gatherings with large numbers of people How could they be altered to limit contact?

35 Covering Coughs and Sneezes Pandemic Influenza May spread without properly covering one’s mouth and nose. Use cough & sneeze etiquette.

36 Covering Coughs and Sneezes Cover mouth and nose with: Tissue (best choice) Upper sleeve (next best choice)

37 Covering Coughs and Sneezes Even when following the “best choice”… Is it OK not to shake hands? Yes!

38 Covering Coughs and Sneezes Worst choice Covering mouth and nose with hands Go directly to:

39 Covering Coughs and Sneezes Upper Sleeve Demonstration Click Here

40 Covering Coughs and Sneezes It’s your turn!

41 Covering Coughs and Sneezes FBO leaders can help by: Displaying “Cover Your Cough” Posters Placing “Cover Your Cough” flyers in newsletters and bulletins

42 Covering Coughs and Sneezes “Cover Your Cough” materials Available at:

43 Every time you cough or sneeze! When should you cover your cough and sneeze?

44 Frequent Hand Washing Stops the spread of germs that make you and others sick.

45 Frequent Hand Washing Routine hand washing: Protects against influenza Prevents the spread of influenza No soap and water? Use hand sanitizer.

46 Frequent Hand Washing MethodExampleDuration Water and plain soap Liquid Dial, Dove, Coast, Ivory etc. 20 seconds Hand sanitizerPurrell, Germ X, EO, Avant, Ja0, etc. 20 seconds

47 Frequent Hand Washing When should you wash your hands? Public Service Announcement Click Here

48 Washing with Hand Sanitizers Place hand sanitizer in accessible areas –Can you think of some areas? Ensure soap/hand sanitizer is in restroom facilities Encourage 20 second hand washing –Enough time to sing the Happy Birthday song twice Frequent Hand Washing

49 Hand Washing Demonstration Remember… Clean hands save lives.

50 Frequent Hand Washing Now, let’s see you do it. Remember… + x 2 = Pandemic Influenza Prevention

51 Frequent Hand Washing Now, put hand washing steps in the correct order…

52 Hand Washing Steps Place steps in the correct order _____Dry both hands. _____Wet both hands with water. _____Rub soap into the palm of your hand. _____Wash all surfaces of both hands, for 20 seconds. _____Turn on the water. _____Go to a restroom sink. _____ Turn the water off. _____ Rinse both hands under the running water.

53 Hand Washing Steps Place steps in the correct order ___8__ Dry both hands. ___3__ Wet both hands with water. ___4__ Rub soap into the palm of your hand. ___5__ Wash all surfaces of both hands, for 20 seconds. ___2__ Turn on the water. ___1__ Go to a restroom sink. ___7__ Turn the water off. ___6__ Rinse both hands under the running water.

54 Review Public Health Interventions Staying home voluntarily Limiting physical contact with others Covering coughs & sneezes properly Washing hands frequently

55 Review 1.Voluntary Isolation & Voluntary Quarantine 2.Social Distancing 3.Hand Hygiene 4.Cough and Sneeze Etiquette a.Covering a cough or sneeze using tissue or your upper sleeve b.Avoid crowding c.Voluntarily staying home when you or someone in your home is sick d.Washing all surfaces of the hands for 20 seconds Match the interventions to descriptions

56 Review 1.Voluntary Isolation & Voluntary Quarantine 2.Social Distancing 3.Hand Hygiene 4.Cough and Sneeze Etiquette a.Covering a cough or sneeze using tissue or your upper sleeve b.Avoid crowding c.Voluntarily staying home when you or someone in your home is sick d.Washing all surfaces of the hands for 20 seconds Match the interventions to descriptions

57 5 minutes 5 hours 5 weeks Cover your cough and sneeze Make or Print “cover your cough” posters Evaluate sick leave policies Adhere to 20 sec. hand washing rule Print Hand Hygiene brochures for members Begin gathering resources needed for organizational planning Check restrooms, nurseries, offices, etc… for soap or hand rub Print Hand Hygiene Cards and give to members Conduct hand washing demonstrations Role of Your Organization

58 Take Home Messages Pandemic influenza preparedness is important. Historically, pandemic flu has had a substantial impact. FBOs can reduce potential impacts by preparing to be healthy.

59 Section 1 Test, Questions, & Discussion

60 References 1 The White House Office of Homeland Security. (2006). The Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina: Lessons Learned. Retrieved December 20, 2006 from 2 Salvation Army. (n.d.). Salvation Army reflects on largest disaster response on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Retrieved January 17, 2006 from 3 Yarbough, T. (2005). “Baptists’ 10.5 million meals shatters prior relief record.” North American Mission Board. Retrieved February 5, 2007 from 4 Office of National Drug Control Policy. (2005). Director Walters visits Baton Rouge, LA. Retrieved February 5, 2007 from 5 Kenner, L. (2005). Mayor of Kenner Recognizes BAPS Care International Hurricane Relief Efforts. BAPS Care International. Retrieved January 24, 2007 from 6 Kauser, R., Malik, P. (n.d.). Hurricane Katrina Relief. The Islamic Medical Association. Retrieved January 24, 2007 from 7 Department of Health and Human Services. (2006). Historical overview: pandemics and pandemic threats since Retrieved September 14, 2006, from 8 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2006). Flu Terms Defined. Retrieved September 14, 2006, from 9 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2006). General information: What’s happening now? Retrieved September 14, 2006, from

61 References Continued 10 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2006). Historical overview: pandemics and pandemic threats since Retrieved September 14, 2006, from 11 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2006). Fact sheet: Influenza symptoms, protection, and what to do if you get sick. Retrieved September 14, 2006.Web site: 12 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2007). Interim pre-pandemic planning guidance: community strategy for pandemic influenza mitigation in the United States- early, targeted, layered use of nonpharmaceutical interventions. Retrieved February 9, 2006 from 13 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2006). Faith-Based & Community Organizations Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Checklist. Retrieved February 9, 2007 from 14 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2004). Influenza: cover your cough. Retrieved September 18, 2006, from 15 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2006). Infection control: frequently asked questions; hand hygiene. Retrieved September 18, 2006, from 16 World Health Organization Writing Group. (2005). Nonpharmaceutical interventions for pandemic influenza, national and community measures. Emerging Infectious Disease (2)1. Retrieved September 27, 2006 from htm 17 OtoRhinoLounsburgology. (2006). Why don’t we do it in our sleeve? Retrieved November 15, 2006 from 18 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2006). Video public service announcement: hand washing after a disaster. Retrieved September 18, 2006, from


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