Flu hunts for victims - don't be one

Alicia Silvers, writer, graphic designer

Fall season brings much more than just pretty colors and football games.  According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter but influenza activity often begins to increase in October.

Spooked yet? The flu is not fun. The only bright side of the flu is maybe catching up on some Netflix, but even then you would rather be healthy and well. The side effects of the flu include:

  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Runny Nose
  • Cough
  • Sore Throat
  • Body Aches
  • Tiredness

October is the month for fall fun, not fall flu! Here are 8 tips that help reduce your chances of getting the flu. 

Graphic by: Alicia Silvers

Graphic by: Alicia Silvers