How to better prepare for flu season

Published: Oct. 3, 2023 at 8:19 AM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - With temperatures dropping, it’s only a matter of time before doctors see an increase in flu-related illnesses.

Experts said cases are expected to spike this December.

According to Doctors, the easiest way to stay safe is by getting a flu shot. 

WIS sat down with Anna-Kathryn Burch, a Pediatric Infectious Disease Physician with Prisma Health.

Burch gave tips to better prepare the public for the winter months.

Here are some tips to help protect against the flu

1: Cover your mouth and nose

2: Clean your hands

3. Avoid touching your eyes, mouth or nose

4. Stay home when you are sick

5. Routinely clean touched objects and subjects

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