Flu season is upon us and it is expected to be a worse than usual. It is expected to peak at the end of February, so it is not too late to get your flu shot at the Campbell University Health Center.
Helpful tips to prevent the flu:
- Good hand washing
- Hand sanitizers
- Avoiding touching your eye, nose and face
- Covering your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze
- Influenza vaccination – it is not too late to get the vaccine!
- Avoiding contact with sick individuals
The flu illness is severe often making it extremely difficult to keep up with your daily activity. It can even be fatal, not just to elderly or infirm, but to people of all ages. Please, make every effort to get a flu shot as soon as possible and protect your health and the well-being of those around you.
Nicholas Pennings, DO
Director Campbell University Health Center
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