Flu season is upon us and there are some things everyone should keep in mind. An estimated 49 million people will be affected by flu illness this season. The flu can cause mild to severe illness, and can be deadly in certain high-risk individuals.
The best way to avoid getting the flu this year is getting your flu vaccine. It is recommended that everyone 6 months and older receive a yearly flu vaccine .
If you happen to become ill with what you believe to be the flu, stay home and help keep it from spreading. Here is what you can do if you get sick .
Visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website for a complete guide on this flu season.