Fighting off the Flu this Season
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) —
The flu season is in full swing and experts are reminding people the flu vaccine is the best defense against the illness.
The CDC encourages anyone older than six months is encouraged to get vaccinated.
They said the vaccine not only protects you, but the people around you too, especially those who can't get vaccinated themselves.
Another line of defense against illness, good hygiene.
Experts said you should always scrub your hands for at least 15 seconds when washing your hands or using hand sanitizer.