Flu Report

07

APRIL, 2018

As we head in to the colder months it is important to protect ourselves from the cold and flu that comes with winter.

Influenza is a highly contagious disease that can affect people of all ages and is spread person to person via coughing, sneezing and touching. Influenza can greatly affect a person’s quality of life including work, study, sporting and family commitments.

It is important to get vaccinated and protect yourself against influenza this winter. Ways to stay protected include getting the flu vaccine, regularly washing hands, avoiding contact with bodily fluids and minimising contact with people who have cold and flu symptoms.