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The first weekly flu report of the New Year shows an increase in rates of flu-like illness and other indicators since last week’s edition. This is to be expected at this time of year in New England – where flu season doesn’t tend to peak until February or even March. All of this is to say that there is absolutely still time to protect yourself and your loved ones from getting the flu, by getting a flu shot. Call your health care provider or local board of health, or visit a local pharmacy that offers flu vaccinations onsite. Here’s to a healthy 2015!

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