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Why you should get the flu shot

Posted Nov 18th, 2016 in News

Flu season is upon us. It's important to protect you and your children from getting germs or spreading germs at home, work and school.

The flu spreads easily from infected persons through coughing and sneezing or by touching contaminated surfaces such as toys, doorknobs, eating utensils and unwashed hands.

Healthy habits, such as getting the flu shot, can protect you and your children from getting germs or spreading germs at home, work and school.

For tips from Niagara Region Public Health on preventing the spread of infectious diseases and to keep healthy, please click here.

For a list of flu shot locations in Niagara, please click here.

Watch a video on the importance of the flu shot and myths surrounding the flu vaccine:

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