Influenza Information

Click here for influenza vaccine facts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Minnesota Department of Health emphasizes basic infection prevention measures to stop the spread of influenza, including covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, frequent hand washing with soap and water and staying home when you are ill.

Click here for an influenza information sheet for parents from the Minnesota Department of Health.

If you have traveled within the past week to Mexico or other areas where H1N1 novel influenza is circulating, and you develop fever along with other flu symptoms, call your health care provider. Tell them about your symptoms and travel history.