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By Jim Fisher
For The Sentinel 

How to fight the flu in flu season


Cold and flu season has arrived along with fall and the beginning of the school year. As many parents know, the first week back at school often means sniffles and coughs. Kids can trade more than summer adventure stories on the playground.

As of yet, there are no confirmed influenza cases in Klickitat County so far this year, but the flu season doesn’t come into full swing until February or so, according to Margaret Pillon, RN. She is the Immunization Program Manager at the Klickitat County Health Department (KCHD). She spoke with The Sentinel this week about how to deal with the symptoms of seasonal illnesses, and more importantly, how to avoid contracting them.

One of the first things...

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