For those of you who aren't familiar with listserv emails, let me share a little. For those of you who are, just ignore this part. Save kcimt_mag@xxxxxxxxxxxxx to your contacts and when you want to talk to the Medical Advisory Group, just sent a message to this email address. If you receive a message from this, just reply to the email and it will go to everyone. It is kind of like a large email group that is managed by someone else. The question is... We are thinking of using this matrix as a public education tool. Any issues... Know the Difference between a Cold and H1N1 Flu Symptoms: SymptomColdH1N1 Flu FeverFever is rareTemperatures of 100°F or higher for 3 to 4 days CoughingA hacking (mucus-producing) cough is often presentA dry cough is usually present AchesSlight body aches and painsSevere aches and pains Stuffy NoseStuffy nose is commonly present and typically resolves spontaneously within a week Stuffy nose is not commonly present ChillsChills are uncommonChills occur in 60% of cases TirednessTiredness is fairly mild Tiredness is moderate to severe SneezingSneezing is commonly Sneezing is not common Sudden SymptomsSymptoms tend to develop over a few days Rapid onset within 3-6 hours with sudden symptoms of high fever - muscle aches - shortness of breath - tight chest HeadacheHeadaches are fairly mildHeadache occur in 80% of cases Sore ThroatSore throat is commonly presentSore throat is not commonly present Chest DiscomfortChest discomfort is mild to moderate Chest discomfort is often severe Monte B Keady Division Chief - Training/EMS Klamath County Fire District No. 1 143 N Broad Street, Klamath Falls OR 97601 541.885.2059 ext.109 Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message (including any attachments) is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message.