Influenza Fact Sheet
Fact sheet going over basic information about influenza.
- Influenza (Seasonal)
- Chinese - 流感 季節性流感
- Haitian Creole - Grip (Lasezon)
- Portuguese - Gripe (sazonal)
- Spanish - Gripe (estacional)
Flu: What You Can Do Caring for People at Home
(24-page basic literacy booklet)
Flu: What You Can Do - Caring for People at Home is part of a statewide educational campaign to provide the public with information and tools to care for people ill with influenza at home.
- English version file size 3MB
- Arabic version file size 7MB
- Chinese version file size 5MB
- French version file size 6MB
- Haitian Creole version file size 4MB
- Khmer version file size 4MB
- Portuguese version file size 3MB
- Russian version file size 5MB
- Vietnamese version file size 5MB
You can also order these flu materials from the Massachusetts Clearinghouse.
The Flu: A Guide for Parents
Adapted from CDC and developed to fulfill the requirement to provide flu literature to parents (MGL Chapter 111, Section 229).
- The Flu: A Guide for Parents (MDPH)
- La gripe: Guía para padres (Spanish version)
- Gripe: um guia para os pais (Portuguese version)
Colds versus Flu: How to Tell the Difference
Helpful table illustrating the differences between a cold and the flu.
Helpful Websites and Other Resources
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) flu website
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) flu website
- Families Fighting Flu (Advocacy Organization)
- Flu Information for Parents with Young Children
- CDC resource page with flu information for parents.
- Cover Your Cough Materials
- CDC resources, including flyers and posters in various settings, to promote "Cover Your Cough"
- Fight the Flu Poster for Parents
- Fight the Flu Poster for Students
- Wash Your Hands file size 2MB
An educational song for children on the importance of good handwashing, written and performed by Bill Harly, two-time Grammy award-winning artist and recipient of the Magic Penny Award from the Children's Music Network.
2009 Round River Music
All Rights Reserved
Used with Permission
Other Helpful Documents
- My Flu Care Information
- Supply List
- Info Summary for Doctor