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'Falling' into Flu Prevention

Posted by Caitlin Stowe MPH, CPH, CIC, on Oct 27, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Bonfires, pumpkin patches, and football are some of the fun activities that come to my mind when someone mentions the word, “fall”.  And, while getting a flu shot is definitely not on the list of fun things to do, it definitely is one of the most important preventive measures we can take this time of year. According to the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC), while “seasonal influenza (flu) viruses can be detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter.”

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