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Sept. 10, 2014MARYVILLE, Mo. |  By: Roush

Flu Season Preparations

With flu season right around the corner, a local health department encourages people to prevent the spread of the flu.

The Nodaway County Health Department begins preparation for the annual flu season during the month of October.

However, Nodaway County Health Department Registered Nurse Mary Simmons says the flu season hits the area in January and February.

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Simmons adds there are many ways to prevent the spread of the flu.

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Simmons says the annual flu shot can be given to any person over the age of six months.