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Flu Basics

The Flu Vaccine

Did you know? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along  with The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly recommend that anyone age 6 months or older have the vaccine.

Prevention

Stop it before it stops you

  • Visit your local pharmacy or family doctor to get the flu vaccine.
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water.  Alcohol-based hand cleaners are okay as an alternative.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue.
  • Keep sick children at home including out of school or day care until they are better—usually seven days after the illness starts is adequate.
  • Eat healthy and find healthy ways to deal with stress and anxiety.

Treatment

Recognizing the Flu – Common symptoms

  • Rapid onset of fever
  • Headache
  • Body aches
  • Chills and fatigue
  • Cough
  • Sometime vomiting and diarrhea

 

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