The best way to prevent flu is to get vaccinated each year. Still, other prevention methods can be used to help stop the spread of germs. Below are some steps you can take to protect yourself and others:
Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.
What's the difference between a cold, the flu, and coronavirus?
Fever, body aches, sore throat, and cough. All the symptoms seem the same for a cold, the flu, and coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. How do you know the difference? Here’s information to help you better understand the signs and symptoms.
Take flu antiviral drugs if your doctor prescribes them.
If you get flu, antiviral drugs can be used as treatment. Antiviral drugs are different from antibiotics. Antiviral drugs can make illness milder and shorten the time when you are sick. If you are prescribed antivirals, it is important to complete your treatment.