Along with the cold weather, the flu season is also upon us. Yet, those who are coughing and plagued with aches and chills aren't staying home. Instead, they're often out putting the rest of us at risk.
When it comes to the flu, Dr. William Schaffner is the go-to source. He'll be live at noon Friday on Vanderbilt Health to answer questions about the flu and what we’re seeing so far this winter. You can submit questions for him in the comments below. In this post today from My Southern Health, Dr. Schaffner explains why it is so important for those with the flu to stay home.
Luckily we haven’t been sick with it. My idea is not to take the kids out unless necessary because of it! Should non-urgent appointments at Vanderbilt be rescheduled??
It's very difficult when some employers are so strict about attendance
Yes, stay home. And preventably wash your hands frequently, and don't touch your face.
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