Sunday, January 13, 2013

Influenza assessment for adults

From the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
For information about flu
Call the ServiceOntario INFOline at 1-877-844-1944
TTY 1-800-387-5559
Hours of operation : 8:30am - 5:00pm
IMPORTANT
Call 911 right away or go to the nearest hospital emergency department if you have a new onset or worsening of the following symptoms:
  • Difficulty breathing / shortness of breath when doing very little or resting
  • Blue lips; cold feet, hands and/ or toes; sudden paleness
  • Extreme lack of energy; limp or unconscious
  • Continuous vomiting or severe diarrhea with signs of dehydration such as dry tongue, dry mouth, decreased peeing (no urine for the past 6-8 hours), or very yellow/ orange urine
  • Stiff neck, sensitive to light
  • Seizures or convulsions
  • Confusion or disorientation
If you don’t have any of these symptoms, then you can visit the assessment tool here.

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