Flu Prevention

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There are hundreds of ways you and your family can be exposed to the flu virus. School, daycare, work, and public places like stores, restaurants, and gyms are germ-charged environments that encourage the spread of the flu.

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

In addition to  getting a flu shot, you can help prevent the spread of flu by:

  • Washing your hands often.
  • Covering your coughs and sneezes.
  • Staying home from school or work if you are feeling ill.
  • Cleaning common surfaces like doorknobs, handles, and keyboards.
Last updated January 16, 2020