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When to seek medical care

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Know which symptoms require a trip to the doctor

By The Staff

Los Alamos County Office of Emergency Management forwarded the following information Tuesday from the New Mexico Department of Health, calling special attention to information on when people should seek medical care if they are experiencing flu-like symptoms.

DOH reports that several hospitals in New Mexico have reported to the Department of Health that they are seeing increased activity of people coming to the hospital with flu symptoms.

Some of these people do not need to visit a clinic or emergency room and should stay home until 24 hours after their fever has subsided. 

“We’re seeing widespread flu activity in the state and it is important for people to follow our recommendations for seeking medical attention and staying home when sick,” said Health Secretary Alfredo Vigil, MD.  “We have to all work together to minimize the spread of the disease and manage our medical resources in the best way possible so we can care for those most at risk for serious complications.”

The Department of Health is recommending the following:

People who are experiencing typical, mild symptoms of influenza and are not at higher risk for flu complications should stay home and avoid public places until they are well. Typical, mild symptoms include fever, sore throat, and cough.


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