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Hospital: 507.642.3255
121 Drew Ave SE, Madelia, MN 56062

Flu Season Information

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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:

Flu Symptoms

  • 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

Upcoming Events

03/01/2017
By appointment, only $10. Call 642.3255 to schedule. Participants should bring their own foot soak basin and towel. Arrive 15 minutes before to begin soaking.
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03/13/2017
The topic for the next Mental Health Monday event is Mindfulness! Come and attend this free event!
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