Although it is a scary prospect to think about contracting the Swine Flu virus, this is not the time to panic. It is most important to begin taking proactive measure in order to protect yourself and your family in the event this virus becomes an epidemic. There are some steps you can take to become better prepared for a viral epidemic.
- First,sit down with your family and talk about protective measure the must take in order to avoid infection (see the link: Avoid Swine Flu Infection)
- Make every effort to stay informed about where the virus is going next and current information on antiviral medications and treatments (see the link: Information on Swine Flu Epidemic)
- Consider purchasing surgical masks in case the virus spreads exponentially
- Call your doctor about treatment options they have available