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Table 2 Summary of primary modifications made to community-level pandemic plans during the community engagement process

From: A community-based participatory approach and engagement process creates culturally appropriate and community informed pandemic plans after the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic: remote and isolated First Nations communities of sub-arctic Ontario, Canada

Category Modifications Made
Surveillance Added that health staff are responsible to monitor absenteeism in schools and workplaces.
Antivirals and Antibiotics Added details of how antivirals are transported, received, stored, and who to contact when more medication is required.
Health Services Added details about influenza-like illness (ILI) screening at healthcare facilities.
Added that community health nurses are to provide basic personal protective equipment and self-care training.
Added details about the home support program.
Supplies (added category) Included information about ordering, maintaining, and providing influenza pandemic supplies.
Appendix (added section) Added details outlined in Table 3.