What to do when you have the flu

The flu is a respiratory illness that tends to be more serious than a cough or cold.

A lot of people aren’t sure what to do when they think they’re coming down with the flu. The answer might surprise you. Dr. Pernica, an infectious disease specialist at Hamilton Health Sciences,  shares his advice on what to do if you suspect that you or a loved one has the flu.

Prevention is key to tackling the flu. The flu vaccination is the most important thing you can do to avoid getting the flu yourself and spreading it to others. For more information about the flu shot, click here.

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