Most experts called for this Flu season to hit early and hit hard but sofar much of Western New York is doing well during Flu Season.

According to the New York State Department of Health, there has been on average of 100 or fewer cases of the flu per 100,000 people in Erie and Niaraga County per week.

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Of course, we are not out of the woodwork yet. The Flu season typically lasts until early March.

Here are some tips to help avoid the flu according to UPMC:

  1. Wash Your Hands. ...

  2. Rest up, Eat Healthy. ...

  3. Sick? ... Stay Home and Get Rest

  4. Cover up Coughs and Sneezes. ...

  5. Clean Frequently Touched Surfaces. ...

  6. Take Your Antiviral Meds.

  7. Get a Seasonal Flu Shot.