Sunday, June 21, 2009

Summer Camps Brace To Battle The Flu

The Windsor Jewish Community Centre's Camp Yomee participants held a summer splash party Friday at the Jackson Park. Photograph by: Canwest News Service, Canwest News Service

From The Montreal Gazette:

OTTAWA -- With outbreaks of the H1N1 swine flu a real possibility this summer, directors of youth camps are urging parents to be straight with counsellors about any medical conditions their children may have, and to keep their young ones at home if they develop flu symptoms.

In many cases, camp directors are taking extra precautions to screen campers for signs of illness - coughing, fever, diarrhea, vomiting - in the hope of minimizing the spread of the virus.

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