The 2012-2013 flu season is here! The most up-to-date sources of information on both seasonal and H1N1 flu can be found on the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) flu websites.
Williamson County & Cities Health District Encourages Everyone To Help Fight Flu!
The best way to prevent severe illness from flu is by getting vaccinated. There are other preventive measures you can take that may help protect you from the flu. Covering Your Cough and Washing Your Hands are vital actions everyone needs to take in order to limit the spread of the virus.
Try to stay in good general health. Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, manage your stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food. Try not to touch surfaces that may be contaminated with the flu virus. Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Visit the following websites for more information on flu and steps you can take to reduce the chance of severe illness.
Public Flu Vaccination Information - for information on availability of vaccine locally, as well as WCCHD clinic locations and hours.
Flu Surveillance - for information on local flu and influenza-like illness trends.