A recent survey of American adults found that 76% worried about becoming ill if they had to stay home and take care of the sick during a severe flu pandemic.1
  Learn infection control measures. 


Setting up a Sick Room

Wash hands for 15 seconds with soap and water

infection prevention

Cover a cough or sneeze with tissue

prevent infection

According to an article by Lauran Neergaard of the Associated Press published today "Flu planners fear ERs flooded with the not so sick" the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with "worried doctors" to develop "hotlines" or interactive websites to help people decide when they should go to a hospital and when they should stay home. 

The need for practical, detailed community education information remains extremely important. 

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