Are You Ready for Flu Season?
For every 15 healthcare providers who receive the influenza vaccination, one fewer person in the community will contract an influenza-like illness.¹ As an EMS provider, we understand the importance you place on protecting both your patients and yourselves. Here are 5 things to keep top of mind this flu season:²
Caring for Flu Patients
While most flu cases warrant a doctor's visit, severe cases can require emergency medical attention. Difficulty breathing, chest pain, dizziness and uncontrolled vomiting can prompt patients to call 9-1-1. Be sure you're prepared with adequate inventory supplies to meet the wide range of flu needs for patients this winter.