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VA Planning and Response

VA is working very hard to plan and prepare for a pandemic in order to reduce the impact of pandemic flu on VA and our communities.

VA Pandemic Influenza Plan

The VA Pandemic Influenza Plan has been created to guide VA in protecting staff and Veterans during a pandemic. It is part of VA emergency plans to help all parts of VA with preparation, response, and recovery stages of an influenza pandemic.

VA Pandemic Influenza Plan (856 KB, PDF)

  • Section 1 — Introduction
    Overview with planning assumptions, background on the Department, scope of the threat of pandemic influenza
  • Section 2 — Preparing for Pandemic Influenza
    Mitigation and preparedness strategies and actions
  • Section 3 — Responding to Pandemic Influenza
    Mitigation and preparedness strategies and actions
  • Section 4 — Recovering from Pandemic Influenza
    Recovery actions
  • Section 5 — Acronymns, Abbreviations, Glossary
  • Appendices
    References and planning and educational documents

Executive Summary of VA Pandemic Influenza Plan (76 KB, PDF)

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