Flu Prevention Poster

How to Protect Your children Against the Flu

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that influenza activity in the month of January increased in the United States. Flu can be dangerous for children. The CDC estimates that between 6,000 and 26,000 children younger than 5 years have been hospitalized each year in the United States because of influenza. This guide in English and Spanish provides information on how parents can protect their children against the flu. Additionally, here are guidelines for when to keep a child who is not feeling well home from school.