Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and National Association of County and City Health Officials. (2012). Preliminary Report on the Role of Flu Information and Triage Lines in Reducing Surge in Healthcare Facilities and Increasing Access to Antiviral Medication During the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic.
This report summarizes the experience of jurisdictions across the country using hotlines and call centers to support the response to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Algorithms for antiviral distribution; legal opinions on the use of hotlines; risk communication documents; and standing orders are included in the appendices.