Medical Professionals Warn About Flu Season

Essentia Health Seeing An Uptick Of Patients

It’s getting to be that time of year – cold and flu season is well on its way.

Medical professionals at Essentia Health are seeing an uptick in patients this time of year.Head colds and fever are common complaints.

Doctors advise people to visit them if symptoms persist for more than a few days.
They’re encouraging people to take steps to avoid getting the bug altogether.

“Wash your hands, wash your hands, wash your hand, especially before you eat,” said Charlie Hackett, family medicine resident at Essentia Health Clinic. “Try to keep healthy, eat well, hydrate, and get plenty of sleep.”

They also advise folks stay at home if they’re not feeling well, to avoid spreading the germs.

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