Pandemic Awareness

Pandemic Awareness

​​Course Description:

Most of our lives are a combination of work, family and community involvement. A pandemic can affect all of these areas. Being informed and knowing what to do during a pandemic can help minimize the impact. This free course describes what a pandemic is, how an influenza virus spreads, and the impact a pandemic may have on workplaces, our communities and us.

This course complements the one-hour Pandemic Planning course which outlines how having a business continuity plan will reduce the impact of a pandemic on both the employees and organization.

Topics include:

  • What is a pandemic?
  • The influenza virus and how it spreads
  • Being prepared
  • What might happen
  • What can we do?
  • Staying healthy
  • How to help stop the spread of the virus

Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • Know the main characteristics of an influenza (flu) pandemic
  • Understand how the flu virus spreads
  • Understand the impact of pandemic on your workplace, home and community
  • Know ways to help stay healthy and reduce the spread of the virus
  • Know how to be prepared at home and in your community
  • Be able to find reliable information during a pandemic
Average time to complete this course is approximately twenty minutes.

Course Details

Format: e-course
Duration: 20 minutes
Language: French/English

Learn more and register here.

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