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Get treatment wherever you are with virtuwell, your online clinic. You can get a diagnosis, personalized treatment plan and prescription in 30 minutes or less – all from your phone or computer.

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Get vaccinated today

Walk in to any HealthPartners primacy care clinic or urgent care to get a flu vaccine. Many pharmacies and retail locations also have vaccines available.

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Advice at any time

Talk to a nurse 24/7 for medical advice and treatment options. You never pay anything.

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I have the flu. What should I do?

Most people who get the flu can treat themselves at home. They don’t need to go to the clinic or emergency room. If you have flu symptoms, try these tips to treat the flu at home.

Some people have a high risk for complications from the flu. People with a high risk for complications should contact their doctor.

When should I go to the doctor?

Go to the doctor or use virtuwell if you have the flu and any of these symptoms or conditions:
  • Flu-like symptoms that improve but then return with a fever and a worse cough
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Pain or pressure in your chest
  • Sudden dizziness or confusion
  • Pregnant or within two weeks after delivery
  • A weakened immune system due to illness, medication, chemotherapy or HIV/AIDS
  • Any chronic respiratory disease
  • Diabetes

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