Home Care for Pandemic Flu
This eight-page illustrated handout educates people about home care in the event of a flu pandemic, which is when many people get sick or infected from a new flu (influenza) virus at the same time. It outlines how the flu is transmitted, and clarifies the difference between seasonal flu and pandemic flu. It contains a list of supplies to prepare for a flu pandemic, and provides guidelines to help people care for a loved one with pandemic flu. It identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called, clarifying those for which to call 911. The document includes recommendations to prevent the spread of flu virus to others.
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