Health advocates say Massachusetts isn't ready for a potential flu epidemic.
Jeffrey Wilkinson of the Massachusetts Public Health Association says state officials need to act now to get medicine and health equipment to communities.
Lawmakers are critical of a 37-million-dollar flu preparedness plan issued eight months ago by Governor Mitt Romney.
As a result, the measure has been stalled in the house.
This program aired on October 3, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.