Thursday, September 17, 2009

“Take 3” Steps To Fight The Flu

These actions will protect against the new H1N1 too!

Flu is a serious contagious disease. Each year in the United States, on average, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized and 36,000 people die from seasonal flu complications.

1. Take Time to get a Flu Vaccine
2. Take Everyday Preventive Actions
*Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing/sneezing
*Wash your hands with soap and water--frequently
*Stay home for at least 24 hours if you have flu-like symptoms
3. Take Flu Antiviral Drugs if your doctor recommends them.

Info taken from the CDC website: