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H1N1 (Swine) Flu


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For the most up-to-date information on the H1N1 flu, visit:

Click here for a list of 2011 flu vaccination locations

Symptoms of H1N1 Flu:

  • Fever greater than 100 degrees
  • Cough
  • Congestion
  • Sore Throat
  • Body Aches
  • Headache
  • Chills
  • Fatigue

If you have symptoms of the H1N1 Flu:

  • Call your healthcare provider or Student Health Services (507-285-7261) for medical information and instructions on how to best take care of you and for instructions on scheduling an appointment, if necessary.
  • Stay home until you are fever-free for at least 24 hours, without using fever-reducing medication.
  • To protect yourself from the H1N1 flu, follow these precautions:
    • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after you cough or sneeze. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are also effective.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth.
    • Avoid close contact with anyone who has symptoms of H1N1 flu.
    • If you are sick, stay home from work and/or school. Call your healthcare provider for further instructions.

 

 



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