Tis the season for holidays, family gatherings, celebrations, colder weather, and also increased sick “icks”. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), flu activity can happen year-round. What we call the flu “season” can run between October through May with peak incidents from December through February.
We hear it all the time - I have a “cold” or I don’t want to get the “flu.” What are these conditions and how can you recognize them in yourself or your family? Colds and Flu are caused by viruses that infect your airways.