Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Flu season is serious

The flu is serious business. Please read and check out these sites for more information which has been shared by one of my writing associates from

Families Fighting Flu ( is a non-profit, volunteer-based corporation established in 2004 that is made up of families and health care practitioners. Each family has experienced first-hand the death of a child due to the flu or has had a child experience severe medical complications from the flu. As we enter Flu season, Families Fighting Flu wants to encourage parents to have their children vaccinated.
Today Families Fighting Flu (FFF), the National Association of Child Care Professionals (NACCP), and the Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition (CIIC) are launching their second annual childhood flu awareness campaign, “Fighting Flu in Child Care Settings: Building Blocks to Increase Influenza Awareness,” to decrease the spread of flu in child care settings and increase flu vaccination rates around the country. You can learn more about this campaign here (, where you can also download a Flu Fact Sheet and the results of our Child Care Survey.
If you think this message is important, we hope you will spread the word to your blog readers.

Check this out. The flu can be serious and even fatal. It is important to keep your child home if he or she runs a fever, or has flu symptoms. Encourage frequent hand washing to help prevent the spread of viruses and bacterial infections. I appreciate this information and thank the writer for the email. I hope you consider looking at the website for more flu facts.

1 comment:

Jewel Sample said...

Great information Terri. Thank you for passing it along.

Blessings to you,