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Blog: Winter Illnesses

Now that the weather is colder and we’re spending more time indoors, everyone is more susceptible to viruses. This winter, safeguard your health by following a few guidelines. It’s not too late to get a flu shot. Visit Centegra Immediate Care to protect yourself against the sudden onset of fevers, headaches, chills, dry cough and body aches that come with the flu.Wash your hands often with warm, soapy water and use alcohol-based hand rubs if you’re not near a sink. Try to stay away from people who are ill to avoid exposure to viruses and the flu.It is especially important to practice healthy habits during the winter. Eat well, sleep seven to nine hours a night, exercise and manage stress.If you are sick, call your doctor to be sure you begin the best treatment. Call 877.CENTEGRA to find a physician near you.