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Seasonal Influenza aka "the flu"

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Tips to stay healthy

What can I do to stay healthy?

6 Simple Steps to Staying Healthy this Flu Season:

  • Get your flu vaccine every year!
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Keep common surfaces clean
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Cough and sneeze into a tissue or your sleeve
  • Clean your hands often with soap and water or use hand sanitizer

The Flu Vaccine

It's important to get your flu vaccine every year because:

  • it reduces your chances of getting the flu
  • it may reduce the severity and duration of symptoms if you do get the flu
  • it reduces the chance of spreading the flu virus to others, including vulnerable individuals
  • the vaccine is updated each year as the virus types that cause the illness change often