Be aware of common flu symptoms including fever, cough, headache, muscle aches, tiredness or sore throat. Influenza is spread to others when an ill person coughs and sneezes. Remember to wash your hands frequently, especially after coughing, sneezing, or using tissues. If you have influenza stay home from work or school, get plenty of rest, and drink fluids. If you suspect that someone in your family has influenza, contact your health care provider for advice and possible treatment. Click here for more information and details from the Center for Disease Control.