Take Action Against the Flu

Children Flu shots and Flu Mist

Flu Photo

Available to all children who have no health insurance, children with health insurance but no flu vaccine coverage, children on Medicaid/Badgercare, children who are American Indian or Alaskan Natives.  You must call the Lincoln County Health Department at 715-536-0307 to schedule your child’s appointment.

Adult Flu Shots

We can also provide adult flu shots for teh 2014 – 2015 season.  Call Lincoln County Health Department at 715-536-0307 for more information and cost.

Fact Sheets

CDC has three simple action steps for you and your family to prevent the flu.

Action 1:  Get a flu vaccine

  • Yearly flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.
  • Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu usually September or October.

Action 2:  Everyday prevention actions to stop the spread

  • Avoid close contact with sick people
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and warm water.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated.

Action 3:  Take flu anitviral drugs

  • If you get the flu, antiviral drugs can treat your illness.
  • Antiviral drugs are different from antibiotics. They are prescription medicines and are not available over-the-counter.
  • Studies show that flu antiviral drugs work best for treatment when they are started within 2 days of getting sick.
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