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Consumer Health Information: Flu

Provide basic resources for Consumers and information about current health issues.

2017 2018 Flu Season

Flu season hitting earlier, with dozens more outbreaks — and more severe symptoms  Chicago Tribune Article by  and  January 8, 2018

10 Tips to Ease Flu Symptoms from Web MD

PREVENTION

Beat the flu with VACCINATIONs and the three c's:

1. CLEAN - Wash your hands often for at least 30 seconds with soap and water. Wash obvious surfaces, like phones.

2. COVER - Cover your cough. If you don't have a tissue, use your your elbos.

3. CONTAIN - Avoid others who are sick. If you are sick, stay home.

Local Resources

DeKalb County Health Department -- Offers flu immunizations for adults and children Monday through Friday from 8:00 – 11:30am and 1:00 – 4:00pm at 2550 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb, Illinois. 

Walk in Flu Vaccine Clinic -- KishHealth System offers a walk in flu vaccine clinic M-F from 8:30 a.m. -- 4:30 p.m. at 1850 Gateway Drive, Sycamore