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December 18, 2009

Leah Bucco-White, Communications and Legislative Services, 402-471-9356,

DHHS Flu Prevention Tip of the Week

For the Week of Dec. 21

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Flu prevention tip of the week from Dr. Joann Schaefer, Chief Medical Officer for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

“Make sure you’re eating healthy and getting plenty of rest this flu season. Taking good care of yourself helps your immune system fight the flu.”

For the latest flu updates and information about flu prevention, visit the DHHS Web site at Questions about the flu? Call the DHHS Flu Information Hotline from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (CT), Monday through Friday at 888-541-5668 or 402-471-2579.