April 30th, 2009 5:33 pm | by HANK STERN News | Posted In: CLEAN UP, Multnomah County

Multnomah County Reports First Probable Case of Swine Flu


Oregon health officials are reporting their first probable case of swine flu - and it's right here in Multnomah County. What few details that there are about this case are here, as are these helpful tips for prevention:
  • Covering your cough or sneeze (with inside of elbow or sleeve, not hand)

  • Frequent hand-washing

  • Staying home when you are sick

  • Avoid bringing sick children to public places (day care, schools, libraries, etc.)

  • Only going to a hospital in an emergency situation

  • As well as this advice: If you become ill with fever and other flu symptoms like cough, sore throat and possibly vomiting and diarrhea, call your doctor or clinic for an appointment right away.
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