Gigi Chawla, MD, senior medical director of primary care for Children’s Minnesota, joined WCCO Mid-Morning hosts Kylie Bearse and Jason DeRusha to provide tips for families who plan to travel with their children for spring break.
Flu is prevalent this time of year, so getting a flu vaccine and washing hands are excellent preventative steps. Be sure to pack Tylenol for fever and pain relief and a topical antibiotic ointment, just in case. If you aren’t feeling well, cover your cough to help prevent the spread of illness.
Common illnesses when traveling abroad include: