What to Do if You Have Flu
and How to Keep Healthy
If you have flu, it's recommended to stay at home and take care of yourself, unless you develop complications or are at high risk for complications. To learn how to do self-care and when to seek medical care, read the documents listed below.
For students, read (PDF):
What to Do if You Think You Might Have the Flu
Need to know when to seek medical care? Read (PDF):
When to Seek Medical Care
Need advice? UHS offers medical advice by phone 24/7. This may save a trip to UHS, the ER or an urgent care facility. See Medical Advice by Phone.
Students, are you worried about the cost of health care at UHS?
For currently enrolled UM students, there is no fee for your clinic visit (it's free!).
Looking for info on flu vaccination? See Flu and Vaccination.
Want educational materials for flu prevention?
- Print How to Keep Healthy around Flu (PDF)
- Print a poster of Cover Your Cough/Wash Your Hands from UHS (PDF)
- Print a poster about Handwashing "The Dirty Truth" from UM-OSEH (PDF)
Want to learn what the University of Michigan is doing about H1N1 flu?
Read about the University's Response to H1N1 Flu