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Information about the 2009 H1N1 Flu

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This Web site is designed to answer all your questions about East Carolina University's proactive response to the 2009 H1N1 flu Virus. If you have any questions, please contact:

Student Health Service
Division of Academic and Student Affairs
East Carolina University 252.328.6841

Self Treatment

Treatment  |  Recommendations

Self treatment for the flu includes:
  • Rest
  • Plenty of fluids
  • Tylenol or Motrin for headache and muscle aches
  • Simple to make foods like microwave pastas, soups, comfort foods, etc.
  • Over the counter cold and flu symptom relief medications
  • Tamiflu is not currently recommended for the flu unless you require hospitalization, are pregnant, or you are experiencing complications from the flu.