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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Flu Season Tips

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You can protect yourself and others from the flu this season with these 3 actions steps recommended by the CDC. Remember to wash your hands often with soap and water, or use a hand sanitizerCover your mouth when you cough or sneeze and avoid close contact with anyone who may be sick.  


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It’s not too late to get your flu shot! The Lowell Health Department is offering flu shots to those who live or work in Lowell at no cost to you. Please call 978-674-4308 to schedule your flu shot today.


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The flu is an illness with fever, headache, sore throat, cough and muscle ache, caused by the influenza virus (germ). “Seasonal” flu occurs every year, usually during the late fall and winter. The flu is more severe than just the common cold and can require medical care. Not sure if you have the flu? Contact your doctor’s office right away.

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