Influenza (Flu) Resources
Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year.
If you get sick with flu symptoms, in most cases, you should stay home and avoid contact with other people except to get medical care. Find out what else you can do if you get sick.