Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Springfield chapter prepares for the flu season
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (11/06/09)--The Springfield (Mo.) Chapter of Credit Unions met Oct. 30 for its fall breakfast to discuss the fears of H1N1 and a severe pandemic flu season, which are dominating news coverage in Missouri.
Brent Davis (standing) of Postal Federal Community CU shares his flu season disaster-recovery plan with members of the Springfield (Mo.) Chapter of Credit Unions. (Photo provided by the Missouri Credit Union Association)
Brent Davis, internal audit officer at Postal Federal Community CU, Springfield, shared the credit union's pandemic flu disaster recovery plan with the group, according to the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) (The Missouri difference Nov. 4). Davis advised attendees to be informed, take preventative measures, communicate with staff, and expect increased staff absenteeism. "This is a level-headed and measured approach that will remove confusion and fear to allow your credit union to continue providing great member service. Now, go wash your hands," he said. MCUA encouraged its member credit unions to implement these precautions to help stop the flu from spreading:
* Provide hand sanitizers in the office, especially on the front lines where tellers interact frequently with the public; * Encourage ill employees to stay home if they have flu-like symptoms; * Offer reimbursements to employees who get the flu vaccine; and * Send employees information on how to prevent the flu. MCUA provided a sample brochure.


RSS print
News Now LiveWire
.@TheCCUL's Radebaugh suggests 2nd #RBC comment period in letter to @TheNCUA #NewsNow http://t.co/RylFuynT6g
25 minutes ago
#NewsNow today Herring legacy carried forward with merger http://t.co/oMqGADmo0d
2 hours ago
.@MICreditUnions-supported electronic lien titling bill unanimously passes Assembly, on way to Senate http://t.co/6He1JG2ucr
3 hours ago
#NewsNow: @TheNCUA board approves techincal amendments, gives TCCUSF update. http://t.co/IR3Iw37MSS
3 hours ago
Reminder: @TheKCUA Wichita phone unavailable after 330 pm CT for move to new location. Regular business hours resume Monday.
3 hours ago