No Need to Sweat a Slight Fever Lee Memorial Health System A fever is not the real problem. An elevated temperature generally means the body is fighting something, an infection or virus. Properly dosed fever reducers can make a child more comfortable and lower the temperature a degree or two. But if they are eating, drinking and resting well, you may want to hold off.
The Flu and You Lee Memorial Health System Like the temperature outside, the winter's flu season has been mild. But experts warn it's not over yet. Peak flu season is just around the corner and there's still time for the virus to ramp up its severity and still time to protect yourself against it.
Protection from the Flu Lee Memorial Health System The best way to protect against the flu virus is with the flu vaccine. ďThe flu vaccine is formulated differently based on what the CDC see whatís trending as far as the flu virus,Ē said Dr. Carrion.