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What is your Flu IQ? Take the quick quiz here

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The Flu I.Q. is an interactive quiz to test your flu knowledge. Don't worry if you don't know all the answers at first, the Flu I.Q. is an easy and fun way to learn what's true about flu.

Take the quiz, just click START.

Information from the CDC website:

CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease. While there are many different flu viruses, the flu vaccine is designed to protect against the three main flu strains that research indicates will cause the most illness during the flu season. Getting the flu vaccine as soon as it becomes available each year is always a good idea, and the protection you get from vaccination will last throughout the flu season.

In addition, you can take everyday preventive steps like staying away from sick people and washing your hands to reduce the spread of germs. If you are sick with flu, stay home from work or school to prevent spreading influenza to others.

Visit the HealthMap Vaccine Finder to locate where you can get a flu shot.

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