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Published on September 15, 2016
As the seasons change, you may be dealing with allergies or back-to-school germs… But it’s time to start thinking ahead to flu season as well. Peak flu season is October through April. Fighting the flu is all about prevention, so here are a few tips for keeping the bug at bay:
If you follow these rules and still end up sick, help protect others by staying home. Stay hydrated, get lots of rest and eat a well-balanced diet to strengthen your immune system and get you back in the game.
Contact your MercyCare family medicine clinic or walk in to any of our four urgent care locations to get your flu vaccine today. For a complete list of MercyCare clinics, visit www.mercycare.org/clinics.