Home remedies for flu symptoms

Posted by CarePoint Health on Oct 29, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Flu season is here, and if you catch it, you’ll likely be out of commission for several days with a fever, aches, sore throat, and cough. It’s unpleasant, and most people's schedules are too packed to stay in bed for a week.

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Topics: Children's Health, Primary care, Stomach flu, Neighborhood health center

Be prepared for flu season

Posted by CarePoint Health on Sep 1, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Every year, the flu infects thousands of people. Although it’s hard to think about cold weather just yet, the reality is flu season starts as early as October. No one knows how severe it will be, or how long it will last. Prepare yourself now so you won’t be caught off guard when flu season hits.

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Topics: Health, Children's Health, Primary care, Stomach flu

Preventing and treating a stomach virus

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jun 23, 2015 11:00:00 AM

It’s the virus everyone dreads — upset stomach, cramps, vomiting, and diarrhea. Often called “the flu,” it is actually not the flu at all. These symptoms usually mean you have gastroenteritis or norovirus, an infection that typically passes within 24-48 hours without serious complications. Its highly contagious nature allows it to spread like wildfire in close quarters such as daycare centers, nursing homes, and cruise ships.

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Topics: Primary care, Stomach flu