Check out the handy guide from RVH on when you should visit the Emergency Department.
Read this Barrie Advance article with helpful advice from our community health officials on how to protect yourself from this years H3N2 Influenza, and where to seek medical care.
“If you experience mild flu symptoms, don’t rush to your nearest emergency ward”, health officials urge.
“You should head to the emergency room if you experience these symptoms: continuous vomiting or severe diarrhea with signs of dehydration, difficulty breathing, chest pain or tightness, a sudden and severe headache. And infants less than three months old with a fever greater than 38 C, or 100.4 F should be brought to emergency”, Dr. Aamir Bharmal, acting associate medical officer of health with Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit.