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Flu prevention even more important this year

By Karleen C. Benavides, RN BSPH

Every year, getting your flu vaccine is an important part of protecting yourself and others. But the 2020-21 flu season presents an unusual set of circumstances that make influenza prevention even more important. Getting sick with the flu will lower your immune system and can make you more susceptible to other infections, including COVID-19.

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