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Pediatric Influenza (Flu) Information - Forest Hills

Pediatric Influenza (Flu) Information

Flu Symptoms

All flu viruses cause a respiratory illness that can last a week or more. Flu symptoms include:
A sudden fever (usually above 100.4°F or 38°C)
Chills and body shakes
Headache, body aches, and being a lot more tired than usual
Sore throat
Dry, hacking cough
Stuffy, runny nose
Some children may throw up (vomit) and have loose stools (diarrhea).

Important links:
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/children.htm
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/flu.html
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/parents/index.htm


Flu Symptoms

All flu viruses cause a respiratory illness that can last a week or more. Flu symptoms include:
A sudden fever (usually above 100.4°F or 38°C)
Chills and body shakes
Headache, body aches, and being a lot more tired than usual
Sore throat
Dry, hacking cough
Stuffy, runny nose
Some children may throw up (vomit) and have loose stools (diarrhea).

Important links:
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/children.htm
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/flu.html
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/parents/index.htm