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Simple Steps to Fight Off the Flu

We are still continuing to see high volumes of suspected flu cases at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Here are a few simple steps to help you and your family fight off the flu this season:

  • Stay away from others with a fever, cough or runny nose
  • Encourage frequent hand-washing
  • Keep noses and mouths covered when coughing or sneezing
  • Make sure your family members are up to date on their vaccinations
  • Keep hard surfaces clean to help prevent the spread of germs (don’t forget your cell phone!)
  • Give your child’s immune system a boost with plenty of sleep, exercise and a nutrient-rich diet full of flu-fighting fruits, vegetables and protein
  • And remember, it’s never too late to get a flu shot

If you do suspect your child has the flu, here are some symptoms you should call the doctor:











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