Yesterday, our ad sales guy rang in sick. But not your regular sick, suspected Swine Flu.
Last weekend he was in New York and when he developed flu symptoms he phoned his doctor's out of hours service and triggered a major health panic.
One of the other people on his return flight was already being tested for Swine Flu. A man gowned up with mask and everything came to his home to take samples and he was put on Tamiflu and told to stay indoors.
As he's been in the office I was told to warn everyone that it was possible they'd come in contact with Swine Flu and if they had any cold or flu symptoms to get them to stay home until the tests were back.
Everyone's fine apart from my husband who says he has hay fever. But as no one knows the incubation period - who knows! Everyone (apart from our ad sales guy) is coming in - true (Victorian?) Bulldog spirit!
So again we are awaiting tests. Our guy can still work from home, but it sometimes feels like we're living in a soap opera as each month we seem to be set another outrageous challenge when we try to put our magazine to bed!
He's got the all clear from the public health department! Hooray.