Air Travel During Flu Season Planning to fly during the flu season? As you prepare for your trip, take a few precautions to prevent infections while travelling by air.

Air travel during flu season

Avian Flu Facts: What You Need to Know Avian flu (H5N1) was all but forgotten for many years, but has resurged recently. As a result, outbreaks of different kinds of flu (influenza) seem to be a major concern. But just how worried should we be? Is avian flu still a cause for concern? If so, how can we protect ourselves and our families? Learn everything you need to know about avian flu here.

A brief history of avian flu A travel guide Do you have avian flu? How Canada is coping Pandemics through the ages Protect yourself against a flu pandemic Twelve fast facts about avian flu

Beat the Flu Before it Beats You You've got a lot of things going on. The last thing you need is the flu to prevent you from getting your work done. Learn ways to prevent flu - and beat it before it beats you.

Beat the Flu Before it Beats You

Children and the Flu Are you worried about your child and this year's flu season? Learn what to do if your child gets the flu.

Children and the flu

Children's Flu Risk As a parent, you do all you can to protect your child, including preventing them from getting sick from the flu. But your child may be at risk, just doing their day-to-day routine. Find out about their flu risk and what you can do to help reduce the risk.

Children's Flu Risk

COVID-19 and the Flu Shot: What You Need to Know How will COVID-19 affect the upcoming flu season?

COVID-19 vs. Flu Overview What kind of flu season are we expecting this year, and when does it begin? Where do I get a flu shot? Why do I need a flu shot if it doesn't protect me from COVID-19?

Do-It-Yourself Cold Relief So, you caught a cold. Not surprising, considering that adults catch an average of 2 to 4 colds each year and kids suffer through 6 to 10 of them. What now?

Colds and flu: when to call in sick

Family Care During the Flu Season Flu season can be a hectic time. Find tips on how to take care of your family this flu season.

Family care during the flu season

Flu and Cold Develop a battle plan against the flu this year. Know what you will be up against, get the facts on prevention, learn tips for a quick recovery, and find out when it is appropriate to seek further medical attention.

The difference between influenza and the common cold Tips on prevention Tips on recovery When you should contact your doctor

Flu Complications: Are You at Risk? Are you someone who is at risk for flu complications? Learn what you can do to protect yourself.

The at-risk flu patient: what you can do

Flu Myths: Busted Think you know the truth about the flu? Think again! Here are some flu myths, busted.

Flu Myths: Busted

Focus on Flu Treatment What can you do to treat the flu? Find out what is being recommended.

Focus on flu treatment

Hand Sanitizer Guide Are you making the right use of hand sanitizer?

Hand sanitizer tips

Hand Washing Guide Your guide to keeping your hands clean and yourself free of infections.

A guide to good hand-washing hygiene

Home Testing Kits Wish you could check your blood pressure or cholesterol in the comfort of your own home? You already know that do-it-yourself pregnancy tests are on hand at pharmacies, but did you know they also stock self-testing kits for a range of health conditions? We give you the lowdown on two home kits now available.

It's all in the timing

How Flu Antivirals Work What is an antiviral? Find out how antivirals work against the flu.

How flu antivirals work

Interesting Ways to Prepare for Flu Season Are you ready for this year's flu season? Have you thought of all the ways to be prepared? Learn more about preparing for the flu season.

Interesting ways to prepare for flu season

Should I Call in Sick? You're not feeling the greatest today - a fever, cough, sore throat, small headache - but that report needs to be on your manager's desk by noon. You think you can handle it. Can you? Or should you call in sick?

Should I call in sick?

Should I get a seasonal flu shot? If you're not sure whether you should get a flu shot this year, consider these answers to 6 frequently asked questions about the vaccination.

Should I get a seasonal flu shot?

The Flu and Medical Conditions People with certain medical conditions are at risk for flu complications. Do you have diabetes, asthma, heart disease, or a weakened immune system? If so, learn more about how to protect yourself from the flu and what to do if you get the flu.

The flu and asthma The flu and diabetes The flu and heart disease The flu and the weakened immune system

Tips for Caregivers: Taking Care of Someone with the Flu You may have been lucky to avoid catching the flu, but it doesn't mean you can completely avoid the consequences of the flu. Find out what to do if you have to take care of someone with the flu.

Tips for caregivers: Taking care of someone with the flu

When Your Child Has the Flu: How to Help Your child has the flu. Learn what you can do to help them feel better and more comfortable.

When your child has the flu: How to help

Your Child Has the Flu: Now What? It's hard to know what to do when your child has the flu. Find out more about flu treatment options and what you can do to help them feel better.

Your Child Has the Flu: Now What?