Influenza: Everything You Need To Know!

Influenza ("the flu") is caused by viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs. The virus we usually face is referred to as Seasonal Flu.

Influenza-like-illness  (ILI) is defined as fever (temperature of 100°F or greater) and a cough and/or sore throat in the absence of a KNOWN cause other than influenza.  Other symptoms include a runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headaches, fatigue, and in some cases vomiting and diarrhea.

Influenza: Everything You Need To Know!

Influenza ("the flu") is caused by viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs. The virus we usually face is referred to as Seasonal Flu.

Influenza-like-illness  (ILI) is defined as fever (temperature of 100°F or greater) and a cough and/or sore throat in the absence of a KNOWN cause other than influenza.  Other symptoms include a runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headaches, fatigue, and in some cases vomiting and diarrhea.

Influenza: Everything You Need To Know!

Influenza ("the flu") is caused by viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs. The virus we usually face is referred to as Seasonal Flu.

Influenza-like-illness  (ILI) is defined as fever (temperature of 100°F or greater) and a cough and/or sore throat in the absence of a KNOWN cause other than influenza.  Other symptoms include a runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headaches, fatigue, and in some cases vomiting and diarrhea.

Self-Isolation Guidelines

 

Students with influenza-like-illness (ILI) are being asked to isolate themselves.Influenza-like-illness (ILI) is defined as fever (temperature of 100°F [37.8°C] or greater) and a cough and/or a sore throat in the absence of a KNOWN cause other than influenza.

Isolate:

Roommates of Students With Influenza-like Illness

 

 

If your roommate needs self-isolation because they have an influenza-like-illness (ILI - defined as fever (temperature of 100°F [37.8°C] or greater) and a cough and/or a sore throat in the absence of a KNOWN cause other than influenza), they will need to go home or stay in the dorm room until they no longer have a fever for at least 24 hours without using fever-reducing medications.Pertinent information for non-ill roommates includes:

Self-Isolation Guidelines

 

Students with influenza-like-illness (ILI) are being asked to isolate themselves.Influenza-like-illness (ILI) is defined as fever (temperature of 100°F [37.8°C] or greater) and a cough and/or a sore throat in the absence of a KNOWN cause other than influenza.

Isolate:

Roommates of Students With Influenza-like Illness

 

 

If your roommate needs self-isolation because they have an influenza-like-illness (ILI - defined as fever (temperature of 100°F [37.8°C] or greater) and a cough and/or a sore throat in the absence of a KNOWN cause other than influenza), they will need to go home or stay in the dorm room until they no longer have a fever for at least 24 hours without using fever-reducing medications.Pertinent information for non-ill roommates includes:

What should I do while I'm sick with the flu?

Stay away from others as much as possible to keep from making them sick.  If you must leave home, for example to get medical care, wear a facemask if you have one, or cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue.  And wash your hands often to keep from spreading flu to others.

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What Is The Flu or Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI)?

Influenza ("the flu") is caused by viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs.  The virus we usually face is referred to as Seasonal Flu. Influenza-like-illness is defined as fever (temperature of 100°F or greater) and a cough and/or sore throat in the absence of a KNOWN cause other than influenza.

Self-Isolation Guidelines

 

Students with influenza-like-illness (ILI) are being asked to isolate themselves.Influenza-like-illness (ILI) is defined as fever (temperature of 100°F [37.8°C] or greater) and a cough and/or a sore throat in the absence of a KNOWN cause other than influenza.

Isolate:

Roommates of Students With Influenza-like Illness

 

 

If your roommate needs self-isolation because they have an influenza-like-illness (ILI - defined as fever (temperature of 100°F [37.8°C] or greater) and a cough and/or a sore throat in the absence of a KNOWN cause other than influenza), they will need to go home or stay in the dorm room until they no longer have a fever for at least 24 hours without using fever-reducing medications.Pertinent information for non-ill roommates includes: