What's True About the Flu?


See how much you know about the flu by taking this true/false quiz.

  1. The flu mainly causes an upset stomach. It is always passed on by being close to someone who has nausea or vomiting.
  2. A flu shot is a treatment to get when you have the flu.
  3. If you get a flu shot, you don’t need to get another shot for three to five years.
  4. In some cases, the flu vaccine can give you the flu.
  5. Medicines can help fight the seasonal flu.
  6. The CDC recommends that only people 50 and older get the flu vaccine each fall or winter.
  7. If you don't touch an infected person, you won't get the flu.
  8. If you are 65 or older, you are at higher risk for complications from the flu.

Answers:   1.F   2.F   3.F   4.F   5.T   6.F   7.F   8.T

Continue Watching

We're Ready for You at Spectrum Health Lakeland

While the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us all in new ways, we want you to know we are here for you.

Lakeland Sets Aside $50 Million to Address Racial Equity and Health Inequities

The Board of Directors of Spectrum Health Lakeland approved an expanded strategy to address racial and ethnic health equity in Southwest Michigan.

COVID-19: Lowell Hamel, MD "The Fight of His Life"

Lowell Hamel, MD, never imagined he would soon be battling for his own life in the fight against COVID-19.

We're Ready for You - Loren Hamel, MD

If you have a health need right now, then it deserves our attention right now. Whether you want to see us virtually or in person, don’t delay your care. We are ready for you.

We Stay Home For You

Thank you to all those serving on the front lines. You are the true heroes. Together, we are strong. Together, we will see this this through.

Lakeland has a Heart to Serve now with Spectrum Health

Improving health, inspiring hope, saving lives. Spectrum Health Lakeland is now part of Spectrum Health offering an expanded care team, additional specialties, and new technology for you and your family.

Spectrum Health Lakeland: Your 100 Top Hospital

IBM Watson Health™ published its 100 Top Hospitals® 2019 study naming Lakeland among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. based on overall organizational performance.

We Are Lakeland

Video of our team members

© Spectrum Health Lakeland 2020