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Flu and Respiratory Illnesses on the Rise

Union County and surrounding communities are seeing a rise in flu and respiratory illnesses with children and adults. Greater Regional Health and Union County Public Health would like to share some tips and resources to keep everyone happy and healthy before the busy holiday season.

Tips to Stay Healthy

  • Get your flu shot.

  • Stay away from those that are sick.

  • Cover your coughs and sneezes.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

  • Clean surfaces that may be contaminated.

Tips if You are Feeling Sick

The flu is contagious disease that can be severe. Remember to get your flu shot, avoid close contact with sick people, and take antiviral drugs if your provider prescribes them. Look to www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/prevention.htm for more information on how to keep you and your family safe this flu season!







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