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Consumer Health Information: Flu

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2017 2018 Flu Season

Flu season hitting earlier, with dozens more outbreaks — and more severe symptoms  Chicago Tribune Article by  and  January 8, 2018

10 Tips to Ease Flu Symptoms from Web MD


Beat the flu with VACCINATIONs and the three c's:

1. CLEAN - Wash your hands often for at least 30 seconds with soap and water. Wash obvious surfaces, like phones.

2. COVER - Cover your cough. If you don't have a tissue, use your your elbos.

3. CONTAIN - Avoid others who are sick. If you are sick, stay home.

Local Resources

DeKalb County Health Department -- Offers flu immunizations for adults and children Monday through Friday from 8:00 – 11:30am and 1:00 – 4:00pm at 2550 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb, Illinois. 

Walk in Flu Vaccine Clinic -- KishHealth System offers a walk in flu vaccine clinic M-F from 8:30 a.m. -- 4:30 p.m. at 1850 Gateway Drive, Sycamore