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Ohio Department of Aging offers tips to prevent illness from flu, coronavirus Bookmark

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The Ohio Department of Health reported last week that there have been more than 4,400 hospitalizations due to flu in Ohio during the 2019-2020 flu season. Older adults are at increased risk of complications from the flu. The Ohio Department of Aging advises older Ohioans and anyone who spends time with older adults to take steps to avoid getting and spreading the flu.

State agencies urge older Ohioans and those who spend time with them to avoid getting and spreading the flu Bookmark

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With flu season underway, the Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Department of Health urge Ohioans to take steps to avoid getting and spreading the flu. Older adults are at increased risk of complications from the flu. Infections are highly contagious and spread by coughing and contact. By protecting yourself, you are also protecting those around you.

Ohio seniors: Protect yourself and those around you from the flu Bookmark

Flu is much more than a personal health issue

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