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Woodlawn Hospital Flu Advice

Indiana has reported its first death due to influenza for the season after having 110 last year. Laura Goss is a Registered Nurse at Woodlawn Hospital for Infection Prevention she wants to make sure everyone is on good practice to fight against flu season. In her words it starts with getting that flu shot early, that should be your first line of defense.


 


The flu shot should be step number one but eating healthy is also important. Should you start to feel sick Goss encourages you to see a physician sooner rather than later.


 


The following are some potential flu symptoms.


Fever of 100° Fahrenheit or greater

 

Headache

 

Fatigue

 

Cough

 

Muscle Aches

 

Sore Throat

 

Runny or Stuffy Nose

 

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