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It's Flu Season!
Posted On:
Monday, January 22, 2018
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Flu is no joke! Especially this season, when the CDC has officially deemed that we have a FLU EPIDEMIC! Please keep your student home if he/she is experiencing flu like symptoms and 

Wash your hands!!

Flu vs Cold

Signs and Symptoms

Influenza

Cold

Symptom onset Abrupt Gradual
Fever Usual; lasts 3-4 days Rare
Aches Usual; often severe Slight
Chills Fairly common Uncommon
Fatigue, weakness Usual Sometimes
Sneezing Sometimes Common
Stuffy nose Sometimes Common
Sore throat Sometimes Common
Chest discomfort, cough Common; can be severe Mild to moderate; hacking cough
Headache Common Rare
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