As people gather for the holidays, germs will be active. Some of these germs may carry 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 any symptoms, contact your primary care physician. The best thing is to get a flu vaccination:

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