Getting the flu feels miserable, and can sometimes make you dangerously sick. Find out how to protect yourself and those around you, as well as how to identify the flu, and what you should do if you get sick.
- Influenza (Flu)
Information for the general public about influenza and influenza vaccine.
- Influenza (Flu) Information for Parents
Fact sheet about influenza and children, including prevention, symptoms and treatment.
- Pregnant? Get a Flu Shot
Information for pregnant women about influenza and influenza vaccine.
- CDC: Key Facts About Influenza and the Influenza Vaccine
Information on flu symptoms, prevention, and complications.
- Institute for Vaccine Safety: Religious Leaders' Approval of Use of Vaccines Containing Porcine Gelatin
Observant Muslims and Jews have expressed concerns about pork gelatin in some vaccines, including a couple influenza products. Learn more about which vaccines include gelatin and read a statement by Muslim and Jewish scholars saying that these vaccines are acceptable.
- CDC: Preventing the Flu
Influenza vaccination, protecting yourself from flu germs, and antiviral treatment.
- Cover Your Cough
Stop the spread of germs that make you and others sick. Properly covering your cough will help you keep from spreading influenza.
- Hand Hygiene
Proper hand washing significantly reduces the spread of the diseases like flu and the common cold.