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IOWA RECORDS 1ST FLU DEATH OF SEASON

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It is not to early to get your flu shot for the winter season.
Ann Garvey of the Iowa Department of Public Health says a central Iowa man over 81years of age is the state’s first confirmed flu death this season.

OC………holidays start” ;16

Garvey says Iowa’s flu season generally hits its peak during the months of January and February.

OC……..older individuals”. :18

Garvey says you can help yourself and everyone around you by not infecting them if you do get the flu.

OC………cut down on transmission. ;18

The Centers for Disease Control recommends that almost everyone over six months of age should receive the flu vaccine.

Radio Iowa