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Cold and Flu Season
About the Flu
Aside from getting vaccinated, people can take several simple steps to protect themselves and their loved ones from influenza:
Wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water. Teach children the same habits.
Cover your nose and mouth when you cough and sneeze, preferably with a facial tissue or your arm, not your hands. Promptly discard used facial tissues.
If you are sick with cough and/or fever, stay home from work or school until you recover
Clean surfaces you touch frequently (doorknobs, water faucets, refrigerator handle, telephones)
Contact your medical provider if you are experiencing severe cold or flu symptoms that you believe require medical attention
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