Influenza Update

November 24th, 2021 | Flu, Vaccines

Covid vaccines are best paired with a good flu defense. See the post by the CDC on Current Flu news as of 11/24/2021

The Flu, a Guide for Parents

“Influenza (also known as flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. Flu is different from a cold, and usually comes on suddenly.”

The CDC offers several handouts online about how to reduce your risk of contracting the flu and what to do if you or a family member contracts the flu. See below for more information:

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/pdf/freeresources/family/flu-guide-for-parents-2017.pdf
https://www.cdc.gov/immigrantrefugeehealth/pdf/seasonal-flu/advice_for_parents_english_508.pdf
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/pdf/freeresources/updated/everyday-preventive-actions-8.5×11.pdf