Flu Season Information
When to call your Provider:
If you or a child has flu-like symptoms and a stiff neck, severe headache, severe ear pain or a very sore throat
If your child is younger than 3 months and has a temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit
When fever rises above 104 degrees Fahrenheit repeatedly for a child of any age
When fever persists for more than 24 hours in a child younger than 2 years.
If the fever lasts more than three days in a child age 2 or older.
- If the child’s chest hurts even when he or she isn’t coughing
Call 507.642.5200 to see if you need to be seen by a provider. Call 642.3255 before 7:30 a.m. or after 5 p.m., and on weekends.
Call 911 if:
You or a child has severe difficulty breathing
A child is making grunting noises with each breath
A flu patient has passed out or stopped breathing
The lips turn blue when the patient isn’t coughing
Go to the Emergency Room if:
A child is breathing fast or has trouble breathing
Skin has turned bluish
A child is not drinking enough fluids
A child is not waking up or not interacting
A child is too irritable to be held
Flu-like symptoms improve but then return with fever and worse cough
There’s fever with a rash
An infant cries with no tears or has very few wet diapers
There's difficulty breathing
There's sudden dizziness or confusion
Adults who are having difficulty breathing, chest or abdomen pain, dizziness, confusion, or severe vomiting need to head to the emergency room
If the child’s ribs pull in with each breath (these are called retractions)
If the child can't take a deep breath because of chest pain
If the child has severe chest pain, has coughed up blood or is wheezing
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