If you have the flu, stay home from school or work until 24 hours after your fever is gone. Get plenty of rest and drink fluids to help get better fast. Find these and more Flu Vaccine Facts here.
Flu germs start spreading a day before the first sniffle.
Simply visit the Alameda County Public Health Department online or call them at 510-267-3230 to get a list of free clinics in your area. And for a current map of flu cases nationwide, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The flu vaccine is recommended for all kids (and adults!) age 6 months and older. For full protection, 2 doses may be required for children under age 9.
A single cough can spread flu germs 6 feet.
It’s the best defense we’ve got against the flu.
Cough & sneeze into your elbow to help stop the spread of flu.
Thank you to everyone who got their flu vaccine this year. Stay tuned for information about free flu vaccines coming to Oakland-area schools next flu season.
Or learn more about Shoo the Flu now.
It’s thrilling that 95 Oakland-area schools participated in Shoo the Flu in Fall 2019. Did yours? If so, we’d love to hear your feedback.
Ask about Shoo the Flu Vaccine Days at your student’s school.
We’re already busy planning to bring Shoo the Flu to more schools in Oakland next flu season, so make sure you tell yours you want to Shoo the Flu.