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December 30, 2009

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

DHHS Flu Prevention Tip of the Week

For the Week of Jan. 4

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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.

“Remember to cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue, not your hands, or cough into your elbow.”

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.