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Weekly Report: Download Weekly Report 12_03_09 (Download PDF Weekly Report 12_03_09)

As you can see in this week's report, we are continuing to see a decline in the number of people reporting flu-like illness in the state. While we are encouraged by these new numbers, we have no way of knowing if this downtrend will continue. It is still very important that all residents continue to practice good health hygiene to help prevent getting or spreading any type of flu. Be sure to cough or sneeze into a tissue or into your elbow instead of into your hand, and wash your hands often with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, especially after you cough or sneeze. Finally, be sure to get both the seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccine as soon as they are available to you.

We encourage all residents to utilize the comments section on this blog to engage with us and each other. While we cannot respond to every comment or question directly, we find them very helpful to understand your questions and concerns and plan for future posts.

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