Tag: flu

When Do I Go to the Emergency Room for the Flu?

October 2, 2020

When Do I Go to the Emergency Room for the flu? Knowing when you should go to the emergency room, when to make an appointment with your doctor and when it’s better to just stay home, can save you time and money as well as possibly reduce the risk of getting sicker or getting others sick. The need to go to the emergency room is generally based on how sick you are and not what type of flu you may have. So, when should you simply tough it out at home...

read more

What's Going Around? Is It A Common Cold, Infection, the Flu or Worse?

December 24, 2019

What's Going Around? Most people will catch a cold sooner or later each year. Colds consist of coughing, runny nose, chills, fatigue, body aches and a fever. Some colds are short, but some linger on just enough to make your winter miserable. Colds that hang around too long can develop into much more serious infections, the flu or worse. A combination of these can be life-threatening. Flu People who get the flu usually recover in about 5 to...

read more