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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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How to Breathe Easier

September 9, 2012
September 9, 2012
Respiratory illness is a major cause of unplanned hospitalizations for individuals with developmental disabilities.


Topic: Respiratory Illness


Use the materials below to help others learn more about respiratory illness. 


Last updated on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 16:46

Flu Shots for Support Persons

Wed, 12/14/2011
Wed, 12/14/2011
Why support persons should get flu shots
woman receives flu shot

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recently issued a bulletin about why it is important for health care workers to get a flu shot.  The bulletin explains it is important for health care workers to be protected against the flu so they will be less likely to pass an infection to patients.

Similarly, support persons should get a flu shot to lessen the chance of passing an infection to the individuals they support. 

You can read or listen to the announcement at the following link:

Last updated on Wed, 12/14/2011 - 14:09

Preventing Cold and Flu Video

Cold and Flu Video
Mon, 09/10/2012
Mon, 09/10/2012
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Narrated Slide Show:  Best Ways to Keep from Getting a Cold or the Flu:  This slide show provides information for consumers on how to keep from getting a cold or the flu.  It is important to stay healthy by eating well, washing your hands, and getting a flu shot every year.



Last updated on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 16:57