Missouri health officials urge people to get flu shots
Monday, December 13, 2010 | 8:14 a.m. CST;
updated 11:18 a.m. CST, Monday, December 13, 2010
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri health officials are urging people to get vaccinated to combat the flu.
The Department of Health and Senior Services says the year's first confirmed case of seasonal flu was found in southeastern Missouri's Madison County.
Health officials say the best way to fight the flu is to prevent it through vaccination.
Besides flu shots, officials urge people to wash their hands often, cover their mouths when coughing or sneezing and stay home when they're sick.
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