Businesses urged to be prepared for influenza
WILLMAR -- The phones in the occupational health department at Affiliated Community Medical Centers have been ringing like never before.
Department manager Kris Gulbrandsen and her staff have been fielding tons of questions from employers about the H1N1 novel influenza virus.
What symptoms should employees be on the lookout for? How long should sick employees stay home? What can workplaces do to reduce the risk of spreading germs?
"It's the unknown," Gulbrandsen said.
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