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The holidays are a great time of year to spend with friends, family and loved ones. Be sure to follow these food safety tips to ensure no one misses out on the festivities.
Get Your Flu Vaccine!
Influenza is commonly referred to as the “flu”. It is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs. The flu can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. It is recommended that everyone 6 months and older should get vaccinated. Getting the flu vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu.
Did you know that everyone needs a flu vaccine—every flu season? The flu vaccine is available by shot or nasal spray. The best way to protect yourself and your child is with the flu vaccine. Get your flu vaccine today!
For more information:
CDC Health Advisory: Acute Neurological Illness with Limb Weakness of Unknown Cause in Children