September 2, 2009

Clinics gear up for flu season

By Kelley Luckstein

You already know the drill for flu season:


Cover your cough, get vaccinated, stay home when you’re sick.


Local health officials say there’s twice the reason to heed the advice this year, with the H1N1 flu expected to spread at the same time the seasonal flu does.


“It’s important that everyone helps to prevent the flu,” said Dr. Joachim Schugel, lead Emergency Department physician at Immanuel St. Joseph’s — Mayo Health System.


Mankato Free Press by Tim Krohn,

Tags: flu vaccine, Infectious Diseases

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