The first school closure due to elevated numbers of Missourians with the flu has been reported. The United in Christ Lutheran School in Frohna will be closed Friday, January 18th because of the flu, according to school officials. Preventing the flu starts with your own activities during flu season. Many healthcare providers recommends preventative measures like getting the flu vaccine, hand washing throughout the day, and coughing into the crook of your elbow, and suggest that getting plenty of rest, maintaining a proper diet and lowering stress levels are equally important to staying healthy during flu season. The Cape Girardeau County Health Department reports that they have an adequate amount of flu vaccine available at their facilities on Linden Street.
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