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Viral Upper Respiratory Infections

Signs & Symptoms, Recovery Methods & Prevention

Signs and Symptoms Recovery Methods Prevention
• Nasal Congestion • Tylenol to reduce pain and fever • Thorough hand washing
• Runny Nose • NSAIDS (Ibuprofen and Aleve to reduce pain, fever and inflammation) • Use hand sanitizer
• Sore or scratchy throat • Drink plenty of water • Don't share water bottles
• Headache • Throat lozenges and warm salt water gargle • Healthy diet and sleep
• Pain in the sinuses • Hot tea with lemon and honey • Don’t smoke
• Fatigue • Sleep • Avoid close contact with others who are unwell

• Cough

• If symptoms persist call Health Services
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