Cumberland Public Safety Complex
1379 Diamond Hill Rd
Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses. People get sick from seasonal flu viruses every year. Flu can cause illness ranging from mild to severe. In some cases flu can lead to hospitalization and even death. Most people who get the flu will have a fever and cough or sore throat. They may also have a runny or stuffy nose, body aches, a headache, chills, fatigue, vomiting, or diarrhea.
For additional information visit the Rhode Island Department of Health
Peak hurricane season is from mid-August to late October. The primary hazards from hurricanes are storm surge flooding, inland flooding from heavy rains, destructive winds, tornadoes, and high surf and rip currents.
To be better prepared, consider having the following on hand.