Helpful Links

The one stop access to U.S. Government avian and pandemic flu information. Managed by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Take the Lead Campaign

This campaign, sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services, is currently underway across the country, working to educate and inform communities on how to prepare for a pandemic. All pandemic planners are encouraged to vist this site for valuable information, helpful tools, and collaboration with your pandemic planning efforts.

September 4, 2008: Logistics Health – Seminar on Preparing an Organizational response to a pandemic

There is some great information here for how to prepare your orgizaitonal for a Pandemic.  Includes a comprehensive slideshow as well as information about Logistics Health.

Homeland Security Digital Library

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation’s premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management.

Ready in 3

“Ready in 3” is a quick and simple way for individuals and family plan for a pandemic or other event.

Ready Moms Toolkit- Real World Preparations for Families

This site provides a great reasource for families preparing for a Pandemic. It includes Posters, Kits, and Advice for families. It also includes a discussion board for you to ask questions and review common concerns.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

The State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services community guide, which includes family, school, child care and pandemic plans.


This is the Center for Infection Disease Research & Policy at the University of Minnesota.

Disaster Recovery Journal

This is the home of the Disaster Recovery Journal magazine. A publication which was the first dedicated to the field of disaster recovery and business continuity.

Pandemic Flu Report

St. Louis Federal Reserve Report on the Economic Impacts of the 1918 Spanish Flu.

Bio-Defense Network

Bio-Defense Network is the nation’s leading public health preparedness consultancy specializing in Closed POD recruitment, emerging infectious diseases, volunteer recruitment, radiological response, pandemic planning, bio-terrorism preparedness and Operational Readiness Review preparation for local public health departments across the nation.

Communicable Illness and Pandemic Planning Toolkit for Communicable Illness and Pandemic Planning


This site provides information on reducing the threat of infectious disease