Information About Influenza
2016-2017 Flu Season
Flu activity is increasing in Stanislaus County. There are a number of measures that can help protect you and your family, neighbors, and co-workers from becoming sick with influenza. The most effective one is getting vaccinated, followed by frequent handwashing, covering your coughs and sneezes with your sleeve or tissue, and staying home when you are sick. The vaccine will take up to two weeks to be fully effective and is available at pharmacies and providers throughout the County.