FluFacts: What you need to know

The flu spreads easily from person to person and should be taken seriously. But there are simple things you can do.

Lower your chances of getting or spreading the flu:

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Get both a seasonal flu shot and an H1N1 flu shot.to protect yourself and your family from any kind of flu.

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Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze. Use a tissue or your inner elbow, not your hands.

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Wash your hands often with soap and warm water, or use an alcohol-based hand gel.

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Stay home if you are sick.

Used with permission of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health

To learn more, visit the CUNY Flu Resource Website