School Nurse
District Nurse
Flu season is in full swing-let's fight the flu together!!  Influenza is a contagious disease of the respiratory tract (nose, throat, and lungs) that can lead to serious complications, including pneumonia and the worsening of other chronic health conditions.  Some common symptoms of the flu include: fever, muscle aches, headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, and runny or stuffy nose.

The top 5 most virus-contaminated areas in the home are:

1. Telephone (have you cleaned your cell phone lately??)

2. Appliances such as refrigerator or microwave

3. Faucets

4. Light switch and door handles

5. TV remotes

Also remember to wash hands frequently, disinfect at school, work, and home, treat symptoms, eat right, get plenty of exercise and REST!