During the past couple of weeks, a number of people all around me have been coughing, sneezing and hacking, and that includes me. Hopefully, we've all just been battling winter colds, but it is flu season, so you  have to be careful not to be exposed to flu germs.

Here is a brief video explaining ways to prevent the flu, from flu.gov:

For flu vaccine schedules, contact the Oneida County Health Department at ocgov.net.