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City of Bangor Responds to Swine Flu Scare 

City of Bangor Health officials briefed the public Thursday on their response to the Swine Flu.Health and Community Services Director Shawn Yardley says he and his staff are in daily communication with the Maine Centers for Disease Control.Yardley says although the outbreak is world-wide, the solutions to actually limiting the spread of the virus are local and individual.City health officials are reminding residents to do their part to stay healthy, through vigilant hand-washing, using hand sanitizers and covering coughs and sneezes.They’re also urging anyone with symptoms to stay home and avoid contact with others.<"we want you to focus on your personal responsibility. Take the actions you can...take care of yourself and protect others in your community.">Bangor officials advise folks with questions or concerns to visit the Maine C-D-C’s website at www.mainepublichealth.gov .There, you’ll find the most up-to-date information for the state.