Staying Healthy Through the Flu

Flu season is on its way but it’s easy to stay healthy. The average flu shot can protect an individual for around six months and Alicia McAtee with the Laclede County Health Department says it takes about two weeks to take effect.

There are several other ways to protect yourself this cold and flu season. McAtee lists some more smart and healthy habits.

For a full list of services the Laclede County Health Department Provides, visit their website Laclede-County-Health-Dot-com