Influenza (Flu) - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Influenza (Flu)

Note: The nasal spray flu vaccine is not recommended for the 2016-17 flu season.

  • Influenza Basics
    General information about flu, including symptoms, complications, vaccines, and treatment.
  • For EMS, First Responders, Fire, and Law Enforcement
    Influenza infection control information for public safety personnel.

  • Printed Materials on Influenza
    Fact sheets, brochures, flyers, signs, posters, and other materials about influenza that you can print and use.

  • Prevent the Flu: Videos
    Video series featuring the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Ed Ehlinger, interviewing Minnesotans about influenza and flu shots.

  • Novel and Variant Influenza A Viruses
    New (novel) and highly pathogenic influenza A viruses have the potential to cause a pandemic if the virus were to change to become easily and sustainably spread from person-to-person. Variant influenza A virus does not usually infect people but occur in pigs, and are very different from human seasonal viruses.

Updated Friday, September 30, 2016 at 09:42AM