Over the weekend Governor Cuomo declared a State Public Health Emergency in response to this unusually severe flu season. As we grapple this intense flu season, let’s take a moment to look at some reliable flu information.
–Have you had your flu shot yet? It’s not too late! And, it is the best preventive measure to protect yourself and loved ones from the flu. Here is a listing of where the flu shot is still available in Rochester.
–There are three different types of flu shot and a nasal spray. Which is the right one for you?
–Teachers…this is just for you! Teaching healthy habits in the classroom.
–Are you taking care of someone with the flu? Here is some information on how to best to take care of the sick person and protect yourself and others in the household.
–If you are pregnant, you are especially sensitive to the flu. Here is some information about pregnancy and the flu.
–Lastly, if you have the flu, please don’t share it. More information is available here about flu symptoms.