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Welcome to the first weekly flu report of the 2018-2019 flu season. Each week between now and the end of May, we’ll post the latest data on the spread of flu in Massachusetts. This week’s report shows that rates of flu-like illness in the state are low and in keeping with what we’ve seen at the onset of recent flu seasons. We can expect these numbers to rise, so now’s the time to get your flu shot done and out of the way. Flu vaccine is available across the state at multiple locations, including health care provider offices, pharmacies, school and workplace vaccination clinics, and flu vaccine clinics sponsored by local boards of health.  A list of flu vaccine availability based on zip code can be found at https://vaccinefinder.org/

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