Your child's physician and nurse will review instructions for home care with you. Be sure you understand and if you have questions, ask.
Follow up with your child's physician about office appointments, therapy or medicines necessary during recovery. Ask when play, sports, school and day care can be resumed.
Avoiding infections such as the common cold, strep throat and influenza ("the flu") is important to everyone. Here's what you can do to fight the spread of infection.
Clean your hands
Cover your mouth and nose (Respiratory Hygiene and Cough Etiquette)
Avoid close contact
- If you are sick with a fever or other symptoms of a contagious illness, stay home and away from other people.
- Maintain a space of at least three feet when around a coughing child or adult.