As we gather for the holidays people closed indoors and germs will be active and some of those germs maybe influenza. How do you know you are getting the flu? Charla Baker with the Laclede County Health Department says, the signs are clear:

Baker says, if you have these symptoms to contact your primary care physician.  The best way to keep from getting the flu is a vaccine:

Most health insurance covers flu vaccinations and if it doesn’t or you don’t have health insurance, contact the Laclede County Health Department for information getting a free vaccination