New York Nursing Home Employee May Have Swine Flu

A certified nurse’s aide at Orange County, New York nursing home, Valley View Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation, is believed to have been diagnosed with the swine flu. The nursing assistant had recently returned from a vacation in Mexico on April 21, 2009.

All residents at the nursing home have been given Tamiflu as a precaution. All employees of the facility have also been offered treatment. The World Health Organization raised the pandemic level alert from 4 to 5 on April 29, 2009.

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Suspected swine flu case at Orange County’s Valley View nursing home, Chris McKenna, Times Herald-Record, April 30, 2009

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