Some Northfielders are stocking up on groceries because of the government’s declaration of a swine H1N1 flu “public health emergency.” I think that’s over-reacting, sort of like heading to your basement when there’s only a tornado watch. Even Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said “I wish we could call it a declaration of emergency preparedness.” But kudos to the City of Northfield for posting a swine H1N1 flu information page/widget on their website today. (continued)
I’d like to see the city’s swine H1N1 flu info page linked from the City’s emergency information page, too. And the Northfield Hospital’s Emergency Communication & Disaster Planning web page should have something as well.