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COMMUNITY HEALTH CORNER With Chief Pharmacist, Karli Boeder at White Drug Pharmacy, 402 East Main in Sidney. Setonber make the begiming of (he season A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away: Get your flu shot at White Drug Pharmacy! Getting an annual flu shot is the best way to protect yourself, your family and those around you from the flu. It takes about two weeks for your body to build up antibodies to fight the flu so it's important to get your flu shot early, before the flu becomes widespread. The flu makes life miserable for a week or two for marry people, and is deadly for some. Flu season can start as early as October and peak anywhere from late December to early April Who should not get a flu shot. h choo Those who have any severe, ide-threatening allengies Those who have had Guillain-Barré Syndrome Those who are not feeling wel Informacion from CDC I IL Flu Prevention Flu viruses are spread by contact with droplets sneezed or coughed from an infected person Inhaling the droplets is the most common route to getting the flu. Touching objects on which droplets have landed also infects many people. You can spread the virus to others before you feel sick yourself. The CDC says you are contagjous a day before symptoms start and up to 5 days afterward. You can protect yourself against the flu by doing simple things like washing your hands before eating and not putting your hands near your face or in your mouth. Washing hands for at east 20 seconds with soap and water works fine. if soap and water are not available, rub your hands with an aloohol-based hand cleaner. If someone in your family has the flu, you can help prevent it from spreading by cleaning surfaces with a solution of 1 part bleach to 10 parts water Flu shots available at White Drug Pharmacy! Walk-ins welcome, no appointment necessary! 402 East Main. Sidney, MT 406482-1420 PHARMACY HOURS: Mon- Fri: 9am-6pm Sat Closed. Sun: Closed STORE HOURS: Mon Fri: 9am-7pm Sat: 9am-5:30pm Sun:11am-4pm O Employee Owned White BUY ONLINEnlinebruastore www.onlinedrugstore.com