Flu season is here! Have your received your flu vaccine yet? Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every year, preferably by the end of October. Not vaccinated yet? You still have time! Getting vaccinated after October can be protective, as long as flu viruses are circulating.
In addition to getting a flu shot, it's important to take everyday preventative actions to stop the spread of germs, including:•
washing your hands often•
covering mouth and nose with a tissue when sneezing or coughing•
avoiding touching your eyes, nose or mouth•
cleaning surfaces regularly•
staying home when sick