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By Debi Budnick
Public Health Educator, Klickitat County Health Dept. 

How to do something about the flu besides talk about it

For your health

 


Welcome to For Your Health, a new column written monthly by the Community Health division of the Klickitat County Health Department (KCHD). Our goal for this column is to share wellness tips, updates on public health news, and information on local resources. If you have an idea for a topic or would like to contribute feel free to contact us at 773-4565.

This month we’re talking about something most people are unfortunately familiar with: the flu. What is the flu, really, and how do you know if you have it? The flu is a respiratory virus, so it affects the nose, throat, and lungs. The symptoms are similar to the common cold, but much more severe. If you have a high fever, body aches, a s...



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