Information about the Flu (Influenza)

Flu is a disease of the body’s breathing system, including the nose, throat and lungs. Flu is short for “influenza.” Flu is caused by a virus and it can be very serious. Every year in the U.S. seasonal flu causes thousands of hospital admissions and deaths. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the best protection.

Additional information about the flu: 
    Flu Fact Sheet
    Flu Guide for Parents
    Good Handwashing Practices
    Is it a Cold or the Flu?
    Cover Your Cough