Whether traveling to warmer weather or a snow-filled adventure, make sure flu is not your travel companion.
It’s not too late to get a flu vaccine if you haven’t already done so. It takes about 2 weeks for the vaccine to provide protection, so get vaccinated well before your trip to reduce your risk of catching and spreading flu.
Wherever you may be going this winter, protecting yourself and others from flu is important. Here are some useful tips for staying healthy during the winter months.
If you become sick with flu, your doctor may prescribe antiviral drugs to treat flu infection. These drugs can make your flu illness shorter, milder, and reduce the chance of flu complications. Prompt treatment with flu antiviral drugs is especially important for people at high risk of serious complications or people who are very sick with flu.
Here are some simple things you can do to take care of yourself and keep others well: