The peak of flu season can occur anytime between November and March, according to the CDC. Seasonal influenza outbreaks are inevitable, but providing students and staff with tips for preventing its spread can decrease the likelihood of a crippling epidemic for your district. Below are a few resources to share with staff and students:
- Key Facts About Influenza (CDC)
- Seasonal Influenza, More Information (CDC)
- Influenza-Related Questions & Answers by Topic (CDC)
- A list of free resources including videos podcasts, tool kits, print materials and more (CDC)
If you want to require formal flu prevention training for your employees, PublicSchoolWORKS’ “Flu Prevention” training course overviews statistics about the flu, its symptoms and how it is spread, and provides information about preventing and treating the flu.