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It's that time of year again.

Updated: Feb 12, 2019

That time of year has come where everyone is worried about getting sick and being affected by the flu. In this Blog post we will go over some general tips to help avoid/conquer flu season. 




What is "The Flu"? Influenza commonly referred to as "The Flu" is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viral flu infection. The Flu can vary in intensities from mild to severe and at times can even lead to death, especially in children and the elderly. Many times The Flu is confused as a cold yet they are two different illnesses. The Flu comes on more sudden then the common cold would. What are Symptoms of the Flu? Symptoms of the flu can include:

  • Fever/Chills

  • Headaches

  • Body Aches

  • Sore Throat/Cough

  • Fatigue

  • Runny or Stuffy Nose

  • At times vomiting and diarrhea can be present (more in children)



How Can I Avoid The Flu?

  1. Avoid Close Contact with those suspected of having Flu Virus

  2. When you are sick, STAY HOME! This prevents spreading the illness

  3. Always cover your nose/mouth when sneezing/coughing

  4. Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap not present alcohol based hand rub such as :hand sanitizer is better than nothing

  5. Avoid touching objects and then touching your mouth/nose

  6. Clean/disinfect your area at home/school/work

  7. Drink lots of water to stay hydrated and get plenty of sleep




In Conclusion, millions of people a year are affected by the flu virus, ranging from children to the elderly. There is no fool proof way to avoid the Flu but all of the habits/techniques above will improve your odds. 

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