The entire state of Alabama is under the watchful eye of the medical community as we continue to be one of the many states right now that has high level of flu cases. We know this is normally the time of year when the flu is in full mode and doctors along with Local pharmacies want people to get their flu vaccination.

CVS, Walgreens and Walmart Pharmacies all have joined in to help with spreading the word to be extra careful here's one of the best ways to avoid it.

The flu is different from a cold. The flu usually comes on suddenly.

How to prevent the spread of flu

➤ Get vaccinated every year.

➤ Wash hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer frequently throughout the day.

➤ Keep hands away from the face. Avoid rubbing eyes and biting nails.

➤ Stay away from sick people.

➤ Avoid public places if possible during peak flu season.

➤ Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces at home, work and school.

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