Staying Healthy During Flu Season
This winter's flu season is nearing its peak. The current virus has been more virulent than recent strains and has caused in a higher-than-average hospitalization rate. Precautions such as getting a flu shot and frequent hand washing will help keep you and your family healthy this season.
Know What to Do About the Flu
The CDC suggests the single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get a vaccination each year. Follow these
common sense suggestions from the CDC (http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/habits.htm) to help prevent the
spread of flu:
Avoid close contact
Stay home when you are sick
Cover your mouth and nose
Clean your hands
Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
Practice other good health habits
You can contact the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
24 hours/every day at (800-232-4636) TTY: (888)
232-6348, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The information, examples and suggestions presented in this material have been developed from sources believed to be reliable, but they should not be construed as legal or other professional advice.
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