Be Prepared for Flu Season

During flu season, you may get sick and need to stay home for a week or so. Plan ahead and have a two-week supply of items you may need.

Here are a few things you should consider having on hand for the flu season, which generally is October through March.

Prescription Medicines and Medical Supplies

Over-the-Counter Pain Medicines

For medicines you already have, check the date to make sure they haven't expired.

Other Useful Items

Adapted from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009.

Clinical review by Travis Abbott, MD
Group Health
Reviewed 03/01/2014

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