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Flu Info 

Flu season is here and Wisconsin has been hit hard.  Keep reading to learn how you can help protect yourself against the flu and what you can do if you get it.

Prevention

  • Get a flu shot!  See below for more info.
  • Wash your hands often, especially after using public computers, after you cough, etc.
  • Cover your cough with a sleeve or tissue instead of your hands.
  • Do not share food or drinks with others.
  • Get plenty of rest to keep your immune system working at its best.

Flu Shots

Student Health Service has flu shots available.  Cost: Students - $15  Faculty/Staff - $20.  You may call 715-836-5360 for more information and to set up an appointment to get a flu shot at the clinic.  We are located in Crest Wellness Center on upper campus.

Flu Symptoms

  • Sudden high fever (usually over 101 degrees)
  • Cough or sore throat
  • Body aches and headache
  • Sometimes, runny nose, vomiting or diarrhea

What to do if you get the flu

  • Get plenty of rest.
  • Stay home from class or work.  Limit your contact with other people.
  • Email or call your professor or employer to let them know you are sick.
  • If you live on campus and need help getting your meals, contact your RA.
  • Call Student Health Service at 715-836-5360 with any questions or concerns.

Flu Resources

 

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