A new Web site containing information for the public regarding Type a H1N1 influenza has been launched. The site is managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and contains information on the virus, as well as helpful tips on planning and preparation for employers, schools and families. in addition, the Web site provides one-stop access to the U.S. government’s Type A H1N1, avian and pandemic flu information.

The site is sponsoring a flu video contest which is open to all U.S. residents 14 years old and over. The objective is to create a video public Service announcement that focuses on preventing or dealing with the flu. post it on YouTube, and you could win a $2,500 cash prize. For more, go to porkmag.com/H1N1 or flu.gov.