Tools of the Trade
See our repository of posters, fliers and press releases from the Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium Health Departments.

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Downloadable FAQs about Pandemic Flu
Information about pandemic flu for the public is available in several languages, including Polish, Korean and Spanish.

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Planning for an Emergency
Crisis communication plans and strategies provide the means to gather and release information as quickly as possible, making it easier to provide the public with the information necessary to make good decisions during a crisis.

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The Great Pandemic of 1918
There have been four influenza pandemics documented since the twentieth century, including the H1N1 pandemic that occurred in 2009. The Great Pandemic of 1918 is the one that all pandemics are measured against.

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Flu News

At-Risk Populations

Browse through a library of information on communicating with at-risk populations. Learn More »

New Media

Health information is now freely available 24/7 from blogs, websites, twitter and other social communication tools. Stay up-to-date on communicating your public health messages. Learn More »

During an Outbreak

The way you communicate can have a big impact on the health of your community. Learn More »