Circular
Advisory Issued on Influenza Pandemic Preparedness
March 16, 2006
Circular No. 11776

To All Depository Institutions and Others Concerned
in the Second Federal Reserve District:

The federal bank and thrift regulatory agencies have issued an advisory to financial institutions and their technology service providers to raise awareness of the threat of a pandemic influenza outbreak and its potential impact on the delivery of critical financial services.

The advisory discusses the national strategy for pandemic influenza and the roles and responsibilities this strategy outlines for financial institutions.

The advisory, which is attached below, has been issued by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Office of Thrift Supervision.

Press release offsite
Advisory offsite pdf

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