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This week's flu report shows minimal levels of flu-like illness in the state. But the temperatures are falling, the clocks are moving back, and the holiday season continues to approach — all signs that flu season will be here before we know it. Take the opportunity now to get vaccinated against the flu — the flu vaccine is safe and effective, and there's more of it available this year than ever before. Call your health care provider to make an appointment, or visit this handy online flu clinic locator.

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