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Clinical Signs, Symptoms, and Complications of Influenza
Fifth Guy Campaign
Infection Control for Individuals and Families
Infection Control for Kids
Infection Control for Schools
Infection Control in Health Care Settings
Influenza Activity and Surveillance
Introduction to Michigan Influenza Surveillance
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) determines influenza activity based on many sources of information including data from the MDHHS laboratory, influenza sentinel physicians, sentinel laboratories, Michigan Disease Surveillance System (MDSS) disease reports, and MDHHS syndromic surveillance.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
New Media Resources on Infection Control
Seasonal influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. Seasonal influenza outbreaks occur every year. The MDHHS Seasonal Influenza Web Page has information on influenza activity, influenza vaccination, and resources for specific groups including health professionals and clinical laboratories.
Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Supply Q & A
Stay Healthy This Flu Season! Guidelines and Resources on Infection Control and Hand Hygiene
Who Should get Vaccine
Transmission and Prevention of Influenza
Influenza viruses are spread when a person who has influenza coughs, sneezes, or speaks, releasing viruses into the air and other people inhale the viruses. When these viruses enter the nose, throat, or lungs of a person, they begin to multiply, causing disease. The viruses can also be spread when a person touches a surface with flu viruses on it (for example, a door handle) and then touches his or her nose or mouth.