Warning signs for children that indicate that urgent medical care is necessary

• Fast breathing or trouble breathing.

• Bluish or gray skin color.

• Not drinking enough fluids.

• Severe or persistent vomiting.

• Not waking up or not interacting.

• A child so irritable he does not want to be held.

• Flu-like symptoms improve but then return with fever and worse cough.



Warning signs for adults that indicate that urgent medical care is necessary

• Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath.

• Pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen.

• Sudden dizziness.

• Confusion.

• Severe or persistent vomiting.

• Flu-like symptoms improve but then return with fever and worse cough.



Source: www.sourhwestgeorgiapublichealth.org

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