Philadelphia Declares Swine Flu Emergency!

Steadily increasing H1N1 cases and ER visits escalating 25% over last year have prompted city officials to declare a health emergency in Philadelphia!

City officials are asking people with mild symptoms to stay away from emergency rooms.

I think it’s a good idea to limit contact during this time.  Maybe a wave might be safer than a handshake?  Who knows.  The list of symptoms are the same as a regular flu so you would have to be tested to be sure.  My understanding is that between the ages of 18 – 65 you are less likely to get H1N1.  Otherwise, be more careful.

Stay healthy!