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We know many of you are worried about the flu this season.  Commissioner Monica Bharel and Dr. Al DeMaria have a video message for you about how you can protect yourself, your loved ones and the public from the flu.  Take these steps:

  1. Cover your cough with your elbow, not your hands.
  2. Wash your hands with soap and warm water.
  3. Get a flu shot if you haven’t already. It’s not too late!
  4. Talk to your doctor about antiviral medication if you do get sick.
  5. Stay home when you are sick so you don’t spread germs.

For additional information, visit mass.gov/flu

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