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Flu – Resources and Information

Action Steps for Parents of Children at Higher Risk for Flu Complications – Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Children with chronic health problems such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, metabolic conditions, neurologic and neuromuscular disorders, and pregnant women are at higher risk of having complications from flu. In addition, all children younger than 5 years old are at higher risk of flu complications compared to older children. If you are not sure if any of your children are at higher risk for flu complications, please check with a doctor.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention – Influenza –
Information and guidance.

Illinois Department of Public Health – Seasonal Influenza Information – Information on seasonal influenza and where to get a flu shot from Illinois Department of Public Health.

Influenza de temporada (gripe) – Information from CDC in Spanish