It is important to take precautions to avoid catching the flu and transmitting it to others.
Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The flu is different from a cold. The flu usually comes on suddenly and may include any of the following, collectively known as "flu-like symptoms":
Stay home to avoid spreading the flu. If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. You will help prevent others from catching your illness. Keep the following suggestions in mind:
Here are some tips to follow to avoid catching the flu:
Last Updated on July 13, 2021