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While this week's flu report shows a slight decline in flu activity in the state in the past 7 days, the overall trend continues to show flu season beginning to kick into gear. The single best way to keep from getting the flu is to get vaccinated. And it's not too late — we don't expect see flu season peaking until well into February and early March. Contact your health care provider or search for a flu clinic in your area on this searchable database.

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