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The latest weekly flu report shows another increase in rates of flu-like illness in the Commonwealth, a sign that flu season is in full swing in this part of the country. You can take steps to reduce the spread of flu in our communities through just a few simple steps. Get a flu shot if you haven’t already, cover your cough or sneeze with your sleeve rather than your hands, and if you’re sick, stay home from work or school until you feel better.

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