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Flu stories

Perspectives on the flu
Hear personal and expert advice from a range of people who have experience with the flu.
Get Vaccinated
Use our resources to find out where you can get vaccinated.
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Handwashing Reward Chart
The Handwashing Reward Chart helps establish good habits with positive reinforcement.
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Your Flu Prevention shopping list

Shopping list

Be prepared for the cold and flu season. Download this Flu Season Shopping List and bring it on your next visit to your local retailer.

Learn hpw to hunt down and disinfect germ hot spots in the "Haunted House"
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Families Fighting Flu

Flu stories
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Mary
Director for VNA
Flu shot tips for kids

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Leslie
Teacher & Mom
When to stay home
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Maile
Nurse & Mom
One little 'ouch'
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Families Fighting Flu

Why Flu Vaccination Matters
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What is the Flu?
Get the facts about the flu all in one place. Learn how to identify the difference between a cold and the flu.
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Prevention Tips
Helping prevent exposure to the flu virus can be as simple as following these easy steps.
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Cleaning & Disinfecting
Wondering how to properly clean and disinfect your home to help prevent the surface-to-surface spread of the flu virus?
Here's how.
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Flu Vaccination
Why?
Getting vaccinated is the first step to help prevent the flu.

Who?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine as soon as vaccine is available this fall.

When?
Get vaccinated against seasonal flu in October and November, before flu activity peaks.

Where?
Click here for a list of Say "Boo!" to the Flu events and other vaccination locations near you.