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Flu season is here, tips for preventing or treating symptoms

Flu season is here, tips for identifying and preventing symptoms

BEAUMONT, Texas — EDITOR’S NOTE: This is paid content sponsored by Exceptional Emergency Center 

The flu virus is most prevalent during the fall and winter months, board-certified Dr. Lylieth Mitchell of Exceptional Emergency Center discusses some tips for preventing and treating flu symptoms. 

Since the flu can develop into a more serious illness, the best preventative measure is to get vaccinated. Children, pregnant women and older people are more prone to contracting the virus.    

If you suspect that you or a loved one has symptoms of the flu visit Exceptional Emergency Center for a simple test to confirm the diagnosis.