State sets up 24-hour H1N1 hotline

December 3, 2009 3:12:00 PM PST
Illinois residents with questions about the swine flu can now call a 24 hour hotline to get answers.The state's flu hotline had previously been staffed only during daytime hours by people who were not trained to answer specific medical questions.

The state's public health director says the new hotline can help callers determine when to see a doctor or if emergency treatment is needed among other flu-related issues.

The 24 hour Illinois flu hotline number is 866 848-2094.


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