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Monthly Archives: December 2015

3 Simple Steps to Fight the Flu Posted on Dec 7

3 Simple Steps to Fight the Flu

The flu is a serious disease that affects the body’s breathing system, including the nose, throat, and lungs. The most common symptoms include fever, cough, and sore throat. Symptoms can also include body aches, headache, chills, runny nose and feeling very tired. Follow these three   …Continue Reading 3 Simple Steps to Fight the Flu

Weekly Flu Report, December 4, 2015 Posted on Dec 4

Rates of flu-like illness in the Commonwealth have remained low over the past seven days, according to the latest weekly flu report. This is in keeping with typical flu trends as we head into December. But in fact we can be confident that flu will   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, December 4, 2015