This flu season has gotten off to an early, severe start. Practicing proper hand hygiene is essential to preventing the transmission of the flu and cold viruses.

As a reminder, if you feel sick, it is imperative that you to stay home and recover. This is both for your benefit and for our patients, since passing the flu to patients can have grave consequences.

If you develop flu-like symptoms (i.e., a fever greater than 100.4°F with a sore throat and/or cough), notify Occupational Health Services at 617-732-6034 and stay out of work until cleared to return by OHS.