Flu Flu Flu!

January 14, 2013

New York and Boston have declared Public Health Emergencies. Dr. Anthony Facui, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, has indicated that we are in what is classically described as a flu epidemic.

  • It takes 2 weeks after vaccination for you to be protected. Vaccination is the best protection against flu but vaccine may be limited in some areas. Use our finder to find a flu vaccine center near you. Flu Vaccine Finder

  • Teachers-help keep your classrooms free of germs. Teach healthy habits at school to prevent flu in your classroom. School Planning

  • There are three different types of flu shot and a nasal spray. Which is the right one for you? Vaccination & Vaccine Safety

  • Flu activity is high across most states in the US now. Learn more about preventing flu.Learn more about how to care for loved ones with the flu, including people at high risk (children, seniors, and people with chronic conditions). Start by getting vaccinated, practicing healthy habits like covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, and washing hands regularly. Flu.gov

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