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Its now official – the 2011-2012 flu season is now over! However, it is already time to think about next year!

May 3, 2012

Flu activity is now minimal and the flu season is “technically over!” However, it is possible to get the flu at any time of the year. That’s why it’s always a good idea to plan ahead and know your Flu F.A.C.T.S. The goal is to help everyone to stay healthy!

Flu F.A.C.T.S.

Check out Flu F.A.C.T.S. website for everything you wanted to know about the flu!

http://www.flufacts.com/index.jsp?cid=tam_em_F004013_P004256

 

There’s An App For That!

Fight the Flu App… The Fight the Flu mobile app for your iPhone gives you a powerful tool to help protect yourself and your family against the flu. With this easy-to-use mobile app, you’ve got all the information you need to stay ahead of the flu — right at your fingertips!

The App helps you to:

  • Track flu activity in your area.
  • Receive free email alerts.
  • Check the symptoms of flu.
  • Get flu prevention tips.
  • Learn what to do if you’ve been exposed to flu.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fight-the-flu/id398369706?mt=8#

Or Check out the Flu on Facebook and play the Flu Game!

Check out your flu-fighting knowledge with a FB game….

https://www.facebook.com/FluFACTS?sk=app_4949752878

All of these cool flu-fighting sites are sponsored by Genetech who does have a vested interest in the flu…they are the makers of the anti-viral, Tamiflu.  However don’t let that discourage you from checking out the sites…they are filled with good, easy to read and accessible information.  If we all are more aware and practice good health habits, we can minimize our chances of getting and spreading the flu. Your friends and family will appreciate that!

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