Flu Season

Vermont Flu Season

Avoiding the Influenza Virus – Flu IQ Test – Flu Symptoms & Vaccine Information

protecting from the flu in VermontFlu Season is upon us. How much do you think you know about the causes, cures, and ways to avoid the flu? take the Flu IQ Test and find out. The US Government wants you to know more about the illness known as “the Flu” or illnesses caused by a wide range of different influenza viruses. Flu effects can range from mild to deadly. Most people get the flu at least once in their lifetime most recover from the flu without permanent damage or problems. Ask us about Flu Season or share comments.

Vermont FLu Season – Health Care Providers



Vermont Flu Season

The US Centers for Disease Control works with states to monitor influenza outbreaks in the country. Annual outbreaks of the seasonal flu usually occur during late fall through early spring. Most people have natural immunity. A flu pandemic happens when a new influenza A virus strain appears. Flu-related deaths average 23,600 per year in the United States. Each year 5 to 20 percent of the population gets the seasonal flu.

Avoiding the FLU

Getting vaccinated is the best protection. If you contract the flu see your doctor. vermont flu shot nurseAntiviral medications can make your illness milder and shorter in duration.

General Health Tips

  • – Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you sneeze or cough
  • – Wash your hands often – Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth (an easy way to spread germs)
  • – Avoid close contact with sick people
  • – Stay home at least 24 hours after you no longer have a fever (without Tylenol or other medication)
  • – If you are sick limit your contact with others

FLU Symptoms

Symptoms caused by the influenza viruses may include fever, coughing, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, headache, body pains, chills, and fatigue, or lack of energy.

Take The FLU IQ Test

The US Center for Disease Control has put together a clever 10-question online test for you. Take the FLU IQ and have a healthy season. Special thanks to the US Department of Health and Human Services.

The Vermont Department of Health is part of the Agency of Human Services, they may be reached by telephone at 802-863-7200.

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FLU AND COLD MEDICATIONS

  • MAXIMUM STRENGTH MUCINEX CHEST CONGESTION MEDICINE: Clinically proven to last up to 12 hours and provide relief for your severe chest congestion and make cough more productive congestion
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  • #1 TRUSTED COLD & COUGH BRAND: Mucinex is the #1 Cold and Cough brand doctors trust* and #1 Pharmacist Recommended Brand
  • CONTINUOUS RELIEF: Maximum strength Mucinex lasts up to 12 hours so you can say goodbye to retaking medicine every 4 hours
  • ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Contains Guaifenesin which is an expectorant that relieves chest congestion and thins & loosens mucus making cough more productive
  • USAGE: Use as directed; Adults and Children 12 years of age and over
  • ACTIVE INGREDIENT: This product contains ibuprofen 200 mg, a pain reliever and fever reducer (NSAID); compare to the active ingredient in Advil Ibuprofen Tablets
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  • IBUPROFEN is the number one doctor recommended back pain OTC active ingredient (of U.S. physicians surveyed by an independent market research firm)
  • HOMEOPATHIC FLU RELIEF: Oscillococcinum works with your body to help temporarily relieve fatigue, headache, body aches, chills & fever. Safe for ages 2 & up, take at the first sign of flu-like symptoms.
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  • HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE uses highly diluted biological, botanical, or mineral substances to relieve symptoms. Our tablets, pellets, & topical treatments work with your body without the risk of contraindications, or known drug interactions.
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  • Nasal Allergies, Dryness & Hay Fever
  • Sinus Pressure & Nasal Stuffiness
  • Nasal Symptoms from Flu & Cold
  • Nasal Irritation from Occupational & House Dust, Fumes, Animal Dander, Grass, Pollen, Smoke, etc.
  • Post Nasal Drip & Nasal Congestion
  • One bottle of 200 Advil Liqui-Gels minis Pain Reliever and Fever Reducer Liquid Filled Capsules, Pain Medicine for Adults with Ibuprofen 200mg for Pain Relief
  • Ibuprofen Liqui-Gels in a 33 percent smaller capsule, and new packaging will feature 20 percent less plastic to keep nearly 500,000 pounds of plastic out of landfills
  • Headache medicine, back pain medicine and joint or minor arthritis pain reliever that are faster and stronger on tough pain than Tylenol Rapid Release Gels
  • Pain reliever and fever reducer for adults designed for fast absorption, with the same strength as regular size Advil Liqui-Gels
  • Fever medicine and headache pain relief, period pain relief, joint pain medicine and back pain medication for adults and children 12 years and older
  • Nature's Way Sambucus Elderberry Gummies support immune health with high potency vitamins C & D, and an excellent source of zinc. Gummies also contain highly concentrated (64x) black elderberry extract made from 3,200 mg of elderberries per serving.
  • Elderberries have naturally-occurring anthocyanins, which provide antioxidant support.* Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals.* Elderberries have been used for centuries for traditional immune support you can enjoy all year long.*
  • Adults and children 4 years of age and older chew 2 gummies daily. Great tasting gummies for the whole family!
  • Made with wholesome ingredients: Gummies are made with pectin, not gelatin, and sweetened with organic tapioca and cane sugar. Gluten-free with no yeast-derived ingredients, wheat, dairy, eggs, peanut, or artificial colors.
  • Nature’s Way is a trusted health partner that believes healthy starts inside, with supplements that support your immune system health.*
  • MAXIMUM STRENGTH MUCINEX CHEST CONGESTION MEDICINE: Clinically proven to last up to 12 hours and provide relief for your severe chest congestion and make cough more productive congestion
  • POWERFUL SYMPTOM RELIEF: Maximum Strength Mucinex 12 hour relieves chest congestion and thins and loosens mucus
  • BI-LAYER TABLET: A unique bi-layer tablet, one layer for immediate release and one layer for extended release so the medicine starts to release right away and last for up to 12 hours
  • #1 TRUSTED COLD & COUGH BRAND: Mucinex is the #1 Cold and Cough brand doctors trust* and #1 Pharmacist Recommended Brand
  • CONTINUOUS RELIEF: Maximum strength Mucinex lasts up to 12 hours so you can say goodbye to retaking medicine every 4 hours
  • ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Contains Guaifenesin which is an expectorant that relieves chest congestion and thins & loosens mucus making cough more productive
  • USAGE: Use as directed; Adults and Children 12 years of age and over
  • 100-count Tylenol Extra Strength Rapid Release Gels with acetaminophen work fast to temporarily relieve minor aches and pains and help reduce fever
  • Each gelcap features unique, laser-drilled holes to quickly release pain medicine and contains 500 mg of acetaminophen for fast, effective extra strength pain relief
  • Use as a fever reducer and to help treat minor aches and pains including headache, backache, toothache, cramps and pain caused by the common cold
  • With 500mg of acetaminophen, this extra strength oral pain reliever is fast-acting and can be used by adults and children who are 12 years and older
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