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Health officials urge students, teachers, and staff to get flu shots

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Published on December 5, 2019 -

Health officials urge students, teachers, and staff to get flu shots

With flu season coming, health officials and physicians say its never too late to get a flu shot.

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Health officials urge students, teachers, and staff to get flu shots

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This flu season... health officials say... it's never too late to get a flu shot.

For national influenza vaccination week, doctors urge students and teachers to stay cautious around this time.

41 nbc's rashaad vann has more.

Around this time, school health physicians are reminding parents, students, and staff on how they can help prevent the flu.

Young: washing your hands, washing your hands, sanitizing your work area, your desk at home with a sanitizing wipe, and things like that, avoids close contact with other kids if your coughing sneezing covers your mouth cover your cough.

It's national influenza vaccination week, and health officials are sharing tips on what to do if you have the flu, and how to avoid giving others the virus.

Young: if you're sick stay home if you have a fever stay home if you have a fever and you have the muscle aches the body aches those type of flu symptoms go to your doctor and get checked out, let them make sure you don't have the flu according to officials, one of the easiest ways to protect children from getting the flu at school, is by having them vaccinated.

Teachers and school employees are also encouraged to do the same.

Wood: we have had a very light flu season, so we are very happy about that, we've had historically very high where we see 50-60 patients a day with the flu this year we may be seeing two three four more than that but not a ton yet.

Schools and daycares are at a higher risk to

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