The Flu

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  1. What is the Flu?
  2. How Flu Spreads
  3. Signs and Symptoms
  4. How to Prevent Flu

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death.

Flu Shots

Flu shots are available now for county residents. The Health Department encourages those with insurance get their vaccinations through their primary care provider or a local pharmacy.

Flu Clinic Schedule

Flu clinics begin every Fall at the start of Flu season. Visit one of our flu clinics and be stronger than the Flu!


For more information regarding flu prevention and updates visit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)