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If you have a cold or the flu you will probably feel tired, have a fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat, or sneeze a lot.  

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Understanding Ear, Nose, and Throat Infections

Ear, Nose, and Throat Infections
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Prevention and Treatment for Common Infections

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Infections happen when germs get inside your body and make you sick.

Germs are tiny living things that can cause infections.

  • Germs are found all over the world, in all kinds of places.

Sometimes germs give us an infection and make us sick.

You can get an infection in any part of your body.

Last updated on Thu, 06/10/2010 - 16:11

Vaccination Guidelines for Adults

Vaccination Guidelines
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Check out this table for general guidelines on adult vaccinations.

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This table gives general guidelines on adult vaccinations.  Check with the doctor of the person you support for questions about specific conditions.

For guidelines with a star (*), you should talk to the person's doctor.

H1N1 Flu Information

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young woman sick in bed

Although the flu season is winding down, the H1N1 influenza virus continues to be active in several areas. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently updated its website to include new information for people with disabilities regarding the H1N1 influenza. The new pages contain advice and information directed at both consumers and supporters. Check out the new resources here:

Last updated on Tue, 03/02/2010 - 15:35