Novel H1N1 Confirmed in Chittenden County student

For Immediate Release:
June 2, 2009

Contact:
Communication Office
Vermont Department of Health
802-863-7281

BURLINGTON — A child at Allen Brook School in Williston was confirmed to have novel H1N1 on Monday. The student was not hospitalized and has recovered.

The number of confirmed cases in Vermont is now eight. The Health Department is working with the school, which notified parents today.

The Health Department continues to advise anyone who is sick with flu-like symptoms (sore throat, bad cough, body aches or chills, fever of 100ºF or more, extreme fatigue, sometimes vomiting or diarrhea) to stay home from work or school.

Extensive information, tools and resources about H1N1 flu, healthy habits and pandemic preparedness are available at the Health Department’s website: www.healthvermont.gov or dial 2-1-1.

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