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November 20, 2009

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

DHHS Flu Prevention Tip of the Week

For the Week of Nov. 23

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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.

“Many of us go to a relative’s or friend’s house for the holidays. Try not to share silverware, drinking glasses or food and don’t go if you’re sick.”

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