Get Set For Winter Illness Season

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Winter Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    We're all most vulnerable to contagious viruses during fall and winter due:
    • A. 

      To excessive work hours

    • B. 

      To Malnutrition

    • C. 

      In large to people spending more time indoors with others when the weather gets cold.

    • D. 

      Lack of sleep

  • 2. 
    Colds:
    • A. 

      Are usually distinguished by a stuffy or runny nose and sneezing

    • B. 

      Come on suddenly

    • C. 

      Are usually treated with vaccination

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Flu comes on suddenly, is more serious, lasts longer than colds and symptoms include fever, headache, chills, dry cough, body aches, fatigue, and general misery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
    • A. 

      600,000+people in the United States are hospitalized from flu-related complications each year.

    • B. 

      200,000+people in the United States are hospitalized from flu-related complications each year

    • C. 

      300,000+people in the United States are hospitalized from flu-related complications each year

    • D. 

      500,000+people in the United States are hospitalized from flu-related complications each year

  • 5. 
    The best time for flu vaccination is from October through November, although getting it in December and January is not too late.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    All people 6 months of age and older should be vaccinated. However, you should talk to your health care professional before getting vaccinated if you:
    • A. 

      Have certain allergies, especially to eggs

    • B. 

      Have an illness, such as pneumonia

    • C. 

      Have a high fever

    • D. 

      Are pregnant

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Flu vaccination for health care workers is NOT a recommendation because unvaccinated workers are some of the healthiest individuals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    People 65 years or older are less at risk for developing complications from flu.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If you are already sick
    • A. 

      See Health Care professional

    • B. 

      Limit contact with others

    • C. 

      Hydrate and rest

    • D. 

      Know your medicine options

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 10. 
    Flu vaccine, available as a shot or a nasal spray, remains the best way to prevent and control influenza.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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