Flu Prevention

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the following steps you can take for your protection:

  1. A flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.
  2. Take every day actions to help prevent the spread of germs that cause respiratory illnesses.
    1. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
    2. Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use and alcohol-based hand rub.
    3. Avoid touching your eye, nose and mouth.
    4. Stay home if you are sick to avoid spreading the flu to others.
  3. Seek medical care early.

Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

CDC's Flu and You Informational Brochure (PDF)