Influenza Season 2019-2020

Influenza Season 2019-2020


Flu Facts for 2017-2018

What is the Flu?


An illness to the respiratory system due to the influenza virus. Symptoms of the flu can range from mild to severe and even leading to death. For example:

Elderly adults, pregnant women, young children and those with compromised immune systems are especially at risk for flu-related complications. The virus can spread when droplets in the air are inhaled from people infected with the flu cough, sneeze, or talk.


How to Prevent the Flu


Flu Myths



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Influenza(Flu). November 5, 2019. Retrieved from

Mary Thi Huynh, RN, MSN, AGNP-C, ONC

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