I was out 5-6 days for illness such as flu so do I need to apply for FMLA?

I was out 5-6 days for illness such as flu so do I need to apply for FMLA?

You are not required to apply for FMLA, although it does protect employee absence. Typically, Human Resources (HR) will request a copy of doctor’s note for your file. Please contact HR/Tracy Birge to go over your options.