Swine influenza is a respiratory disease
normally found in pigs but human cases can and do occur.
Bedford Borough Council is working with organisations across Bedfordshire to make sure we
are prepared for any possible spread of the disease.
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) and the National Health
Service (NHS) have systems in place which will alert public health
authorities of any unusual flu strain circulating within their
For the latest information on Swine Influenza please visit the
NHS website, HPA website or call the national
Flu Information Line on 0800 1 513 513.