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How To Prevent the Flu in Arizona for a Healthy Winter

As winter approaches in Arizona, you can stay healthy with these easy tips on how to prevent the flu and avoid complications from the flu.

In This Article:

  • Each year in Arizona, 5% to 20% of the population gets the flu, 4,000 people are hospitalized and 700 people die from the virus.
  • Getting your flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself. October is the ideal time to get your shot, but you can still get it in November or December to gain some immunity.
  • If you do get influenza, stay home, rest, drink lots of fluids and take antiviral medications to avoid complications from the flu.

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