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Flu season is here. Here is what you can do.

1. STAY INFORMED is the DSHS site for flu information in Texas. Bookmark it. Sign up to receive Twitter and e-mail notices when information is posted. Dial 2-1-1 for flu information and vaccination locations.

2. GET vaccinated

Get a flu vaccination now. It’s the best way to protect yourself and others.


Wash your hands frequently. Cover your coughs and sneezes. Stay home if you’re sick. Have a plan to care for sick family members at home.