This flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst this country has seen in a long time. I was so worried about Dean getting the flu because of all of his asthma, but when he actually got it he handled it much better than expected. I think this was because of three things.
- He got the flu shot.
- We took him to the hospital early, some might say too early, but he started Tamiflu right away.
- He got a steroid shot to help open up his lungs.
In doing some research, I found there isn’t too much we can do to protect our kids, which is the worst feeling ever, but I did find this helpful article that reminds parents about the basics.
- Get a flu shot
- Practice clean coughing
- Washing hands
- Staying healthy
- Keeping kids healthy once they are sick