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Flu Tools & Materials

Self assessment tools

Flu self-assessment flowchart

How do you know whether you have the flu? When might it be best to stay home, call a nurse advice line or health care provider, or go for medical help?

Take VA's easy and useful flu self assessment or download a flu self assessment flowchart. (560 KB, PDF)


Note: These tools are intended for Veterans and their caregivers. They are provided for information purposes only. They should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a health care professional.

Your privacy is protected: The self assessment tool does not capture identifiable information in any manner.

Printed materials

Poster - Seasonal Flu: What You Need to Know

Materials are not copyrighted and may be reproduced. You may print most materials using a standard office printer.

Brochures and Fact Sheets
Posters
Buttons and Stickers
Cafeteria Tray Liners
VA Influenza Manual 2013-2014 (5.4 MB, PDF)



VA employees may refer to VHA Influenza and Educational Resources (435 KB, PDF), Section 8 of the VA Influenza Manual, for a list of materials stocked for distribution.

Videos

Video still: Respiratory Etiquette

Watch videos about seasonal flu vaccination, how and when you should clean your hands, what you can do to help control the spread of flu, and related topics.


More materials

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also has free flu materials for download.


Download free viewer and reader software to view PDF, video and other file formats.


Infection: Don’t Pass It On
Flu.gov – Know what to do about the flu.