Influenza Prevention

Person washing hands.

Learn ways to protect yourself and your family from the flu virus.

Five simple steps you can take to reduce your chances of getting — or spreading — the flu:

  1. Get vaccinated.
  2. Wash hands frequently.
  3. Cover coughs and sneezes.
  4. Stay home if you’re sick.
  5. Convince those around you to follow steps 1 - 4.

More Prevention Information:

For your convenience, DSHS has gathered the above additional online resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC links open in a new window.

Last updated October 12, 2017