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Flu in South Carolina
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Wash your hands often.
Wash your hands with soap and warm water to help avoid spreading germs or getting the flu.

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Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze.
If you use a tissue, throw it away after you use it and wash your hands. If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your sleeve.

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If you have the flu, it is best to stay home and get well.
That helps stop the spread of flu to others.

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Your parents can talk with a doctor or nurse to find out about flu shots.
Getting a flu shot each year is the best way to help prevent getting the flu.

 

DHEC Resources for Kids:


If, after reading the information available on our website, you have questions about the vaccine,
please call 1-800-27SHOTS (1-800-277-4687).

Flu.gov