[kcimt_mag] Question

  • From: Monte Keady <MKeady@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "kcimt_mag@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <kcimt_mag@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 17:05:16 -0700

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 

The question is... We are thinking of using this matrix as a public education 

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 

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
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