Santé Montréal

Stay healthy this winter - Is it flu?

Is it flu?

The main symptoms are the following:

  • Sudden fever between 38 oC and 40 0C (100.4 0F and 104 0F)
  • Sudden cough
  • Sore throat
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Headache

Cold or flu?

Check the chart for the different symptoms. (PDF)

Preventive measures to protect yourself and your familly

1 . Wash your hands often, after blowing your nose for example

2. Cough or sneeze into the crook of your elbow or against your upper arm rather than into your hands

3. If you have fever and a cough, wear a mask if you go to emergency or to a clinic waiting room

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Éditée par : Direction régionale de santé publique de Montréal.
Last Update : 05 March 2020