Here are some tips to help prepare for flu season: 1.
Drink plenty of water.
It’s recommended to drink two or three glasses of water a day and eat a balanced diet.
If you can’t drink water, buy a water bottle.
Buy two and fill it with water.
Don’t forget to use the toilet.
If the flu season hits early, get to a doctor’s appointment early.
Get a flu vaccine.
Check the flu shot.
If a vaccine is not available, ask your doctor or pharmacist for a free flu shot or flu shot with the recommended dose.
If there is a new strain of flu that is circulating in the area, get tested for it. 8.
If your family members are at risk, take the vaccine together.
Use a flu shot for two doses.
Buy your own flu vaccine at health departments, pharmacies and health clinics.
Don a mask to protect your mouth.
Get your flu shots in person at your doctor’s office.
Keep a list of people who have tested positive for flu and ask them to bring that list to your doctor for testing.
Keep your symptoms short and to the point.
Talk to your health care provider about how to manage your symptoms.
Get help from a health care professional who has experience with flu.
If needed, use an anti-malarial drug like ibuprofen.
Avoid the flu by staying home and getting a flu vaccination.