Experiencing the flu is never fun. A lot like Covid-19, flu viruses are spread through the respiratory system. You can get infected by inhaling droplets from someone infected who is coughing or sneezing. You can also get the virus by touching a contaminated surface and then touching your face, particularly your eyes, noseor mouth.

Signs and Symptoms of Flu

  • Cough
  • Sore Throat
  • Stuffy/ Runny Nose
  • Fatigue
  • Chills
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Body/ Muscle aches
  • Headaches

Tips for Preventing Flu

  • Get a Flu Shot
  • Wash your hands
  • Don’t Touch your face
  • Disinfect
  • Avoid Sick People

Tips for Staying Healthy

  • Get enough Sleep
  • Eat Healthy
  • Work Out
  • Quit Smoking
  • Stay Hydrated

What To Do if You Get the Flu

  • Stay Home
  • Consider an antiviral drug
  • Take a pain reliver
  • Rest

When to Visit a Doctor

If your symptoms linger or get worse, or you’re concerned for other reasons, thenvisit a doctor. When in doubt, it’s better to seek professional medical advice.

By taking steps to prevent infection and taking care of yourself if you get sick, you can help stop the spread of flu viruses and improve your chance for staying healthy.

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