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How can I help prevent the spread of the flu?

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Dr. Julia Sundel
Pediatrics
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In brief: Flu shot, hand wash

You and your family should get the flu shot.
Young children are at high risk for complications from the flu. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or use a hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your nose, mouth and eyes. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Avoid close contact with sick people.

In brief: Flu shot, hand wash

You and your family should get the flu shot.
Young children are at high risk for complications from the flu. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or use a hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your nose, mouth and eyes. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Avoid close contact with sick people.
Dr. Julia Sundel
Dr. Julia Sundel
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Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Pediatrics

In brief: Vaccinate the family

The single most successful (and cost effective means) to prevent the spread of flu is to vaccinate all eligible members of your family.
Of special importance is the vaccination of the pregnant mother: infants below 6 months of age are not candidates for the flu vaccine; therefore, the only way to impart immunity to the newborn is through the vaccination of his mother before delivery.

In brief: Vaccinate the family

The single most successful (and cost effective means) to prevent the spread of flu is to vaccinate all eligible members of your family.
Of special importance is the vaccination of the pregnant mother: infants below 6 months of age are not candidates for the flu vaccine; therefore, the only way to impart immunity to the newborn is through the vaccination of his mother before delivery.
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics

In brief: Good Hygiene

The flu is a common and potentially serious infection.
The most important control measure is the flu vaccine, which can be given to children 6 months of age and older. Common sense measures include hand washing or sanitizer, covering your cough/sneeze, not sharing drinks and avoiding ill people and crowded areas during the flu season.

In brief: Good Hygiene

The flu is a common and potentially serious infection.
The most important control measure is the flu vaccine, which can be given to children 6 months of age and older. Common sense measures include hand washing or sanitizer, covering your cough/sneeze, not sharing drinks and avoiding ill people and crowded areas during the flu season.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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