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Our local Town of Palm Beach Fire-Rescue Department is monitoring the Palm Beach County Health Department regarding Swine Flu (H1N1) cases.  Fire-Rescue has informed dispatchers and paramedics to watch for any patient with a complaint of:

 

  • shortness of breath,
  • respiratory distress,
  • cough,
  • fever,
  • sore throat,
  • headache, muscle aches, weakness,
  • known exposure to an influenza patient.

No cases have been reported as of this date.

Civic Association Director and Healthcare Committee member Dr. Norman Traverse has a website called Health Made Easy and for the very latest news on the flu outbreak including the latest announcements and videos from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and other sources, click on the following link:  www.healthmadeeasy.com

To avoid the flu, see the article on the site: Safeguard Yourself by Washing Those Germs Away

The purpose of Dr. Traverse's site is to inform* viewers and help prevent chronic disease. 

*Disclaimer: The medical information provided in this site is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your physician or healthcare provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.