We are already seeing an increase in upper-respiratory and other types of illnesses this fall. With the start of flu season, it is important to remember how to best protect yourself from the illness and avoid spreading the disease.Avoid close contact with people who are sick. If you are sick, keep your distance from others. Use your best judgment – if you feel too sick to work, you probably are. Stay home and rest to avoid spreading the illness to others and give yourself a chance to heal. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and dispose of promptly. Wash your hands frequently... Read More
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Ellen Passloff, MD | January 11, 2018 |
When should you see a doctor? Visit a healthcare provider for any of the following: Fever greater than 100.4 degrees that’s lasted more than four days (fevers may be intermittent) Fever that went away but has returned two or more days later Coughing up mucus tinged with blood Rattling chest sounds when taking a deep breath Fainting spells, dizziness and/or severe dry mouth Urinating less (or babies have less than three wet diapers per 24 hours) You are pregnant (pregnant women should seek immediate care if flu symptoms are present rather than making an appointment at an OB office) People... Read More
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