The company I work for is a special brand of awesome. They take good care of you and take steps to re-assure you about things ahead of time. Take, for example, the opening paragraph of this email that was sent to coaches in the UK who will be coming out to the USA for summer work;
I know from listening daily to BBC Radio and from what I see of the internet the British Media are doing their best to sensationalize the present swine flu outbreak. They fail to remind everyone that each year tens of thousands of people die from the regular flu. I just wanted to keep you updated with what the real world picture here is in the USA.