Flu

Stop the Spread of Flu-like Illness


We are encouraging our visitors and our team members to take steps to keep our patients safe


Smiley faceInfluenza season begins as people spend more time inside, making it easier for the virus to spread. To stay healthy, people need to get vaccinated against influenza, a serious respiratory disease.

Flu shots are now available. A flu vaccine is the best way to prevent in your quest to stay healthy this flu season.





During this time of increasing influenza-like illness in the communities we serve, we are encouraging our visitors and our team members to take steps to keep our patients safe:

  • Please do not visit a patient if you have flu-like or upper respiratory symptoms
  • Get a flu shot if you haven’t already
  • Mask and cover your cough
  • Practice good hand hygiene
  • Disinfect your home and work areas

Our physicians offer great information regarding the flu Smiley face People have several misconceptions regarding the flu, and most people do not realize how serious the flu can be. Debunk five common myths about the flu and getting vaccinated in this article from three ThedaCare providers.

Getting the flu vaccine can help you stay healthier this winter, according to ThedaCare physician P. Michael Shattuck, MD.