Cold/Flu Season Chapa-De Indian Health Auburn Grass Valley | Medical Clinic

Cold/Flu Season

Cold/Flu Season

Chapa-De Indian Health Auburn Grass Valley | Medical Clinic

The colder months bring on many illnesses and sicknesses. Two common sicknesses during the winter are the common cold and influenza. To make sure you don’t get sick, it is very important to take care of yourself mentally and physically. Chapa-De is here to help you should you become ill. Remember, we would much rather keep you healthy than treat preventable diseases. So, make sure you are doing everything you can to stay healthy this season!

Prevent the Cold and Flu

There are many things you can do to prevent getting the Cold and/or Flu this season. Here are a few:

  • Wash your hands often
  • Get a flu shot
    • You can do this at a Chapa-De clinic or your local pharmacy
    • Find where you can get a flu shot near you HERE
  • Don’t get close to others who are sick
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing
  • Don’t touch your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Click HERE for more preventative tips.

Managing the Cold and/or Flu

If you get sick this winter, make sure you:

  • Drink lots of water
  • Rest
  • Calm a sore throat
  • Stop stuffiness
  • Ease pain
  • Drink warm liquids
  • Try over-the-counter cold and cough medications
  • Click HERE for more tips on managing the cold and flu.

If you find yourself sick…

Getting sick is normal, especially at this time of year. Chapa-De is here to help you recover. If your symptoms get worse or you become concerned with your health at any time, call us. We offer same-day appointments that are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you would like to schedule a same-day appointment, we recommend you call us as soon as we open at 8 a.m. We will see you for whatever you need, whether it is an urgent illness or a regular check-up, during the same-day appointment.

For more information on the cold and flu and how Chapa-De can help, please call our Auburn location at (530) 887-2810 or our Grass Valley location at (530) 477-8545 or visit us online at


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