Yes, it’s that time again, the time for the cold and flu season. People are transferring germs by shaking hands, coughing, sneezing, opening the fridge, turning on the kitchen taps and just being in close contact with others. From coast to coast, people are getting ready to fight colds and flu head on with a number of weapons in their “medicine chest”. Prevention is the real name of the game, particularly when it comes to the flu. Prevention really is the best medicine.

To win in the game against the flu here’s what you have to do. Get your flu shot. You can protect yourself and others by getting your flu shot. Remember to wash your hands frequently with soap and water. Also try and keep your hands away from your face. Studies are showing that the flu virus enters your body through your eyes, nose or mouth.

It’s time to fight the flu!