Flu 101: How to keep your family protected

Do you have questions about this year’s flu virus? Confused about how many flu shots your child needs? We’ve got the flu info you need to help you protect your family. What is the flu? Influenza, commonly known as “the flu,” is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract. Flu symptoms include: • High fever • Sore throat • Chills • Headache • Cough • Body aches • Fatigue • Runny nose I’ve heard this year’s flu is different? Seasonal flu refers to many different strains of an influenza virus. Last year, we saw a new and different flu virus