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Flu Information
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Influenza (Flu) Information
Every year brings another flu season. There a few things you
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  • Get vaccinated (It’s the best defense)
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes

Basic Flu Information

Cold vs Flu Comparison:  Many people are unsure
whether they have the flu or a bad cold. The Massachusetts
Department of Public Health offers an information sheet that
compares the two.

Why get vaccinated?: Getting vaccinated is your
best defense against the flu. The Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC) offers an informative page regarding the

For Parents

The Flu: A Guide for Parents: An informational sheet from10242013_85737_0.jpg
the CDC. This page includes good information and steps
to take to help prevent the spread of the flu. It includes
guidelines on when to send children back to school.

Get the Facts: An informational sheet from the Massachusetts
Department of Public Heath. Also available in the languages below.