The flu is here!
Symptoms: sudden onset of fever, cough, body and headaches, sore throat and fatigue, and may be accompanied by congestion.
Treatment: Rest, increase fluids (no alcohol), use over-the-counter meds (no aspirin), try to self isolate. See a physician to obtain an antiviral medication (within the first 24-48 hrs of the onset of symptoms).
Seek immediate medical care if having difficulty breathing, unable to reduce fever, there is an increase head pain or confusion.
Any questions or concerns, call or visit the Health Center (lower level Murphy Hall) at 216.397.4349.