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February 19, 2010

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

DHHS Flu Prevention Tip of the Week

For the Week of Feb. 22

Note:  A sound bite is available at:

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

“Don’t use co-workers’ phones, desks, offices or other work tools and equipment.  If you need to use something that belongs to a co-worker, clean it first.”

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. Central time, Monday through Friday at 888-541-5668 or 402-471-2579.


Note – This is the last DHHS flu prevention tip of the week.