January 20, 2012

La Crosse area gets first case of flu


The La Crosse area has its first reported influenza case of the season, a sure sign that winter is here. It was confirmed Tuesday, about a week later than last year’s first case…Besides the vaccine, good flu-prevention practices include washing your hands and covering your mouth when coughing, said Rick Thiesse, spokesman for Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse.

La Crosee Tribune, by Kari Knutson 1/11/2012

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