The state ranks second behind Texas in most number of flu cases nationwide. With such a serious outbreak, doctors say you can do a few simple things to keep yourself healthy.
A flu shot is the first line of defense and is still recommended if you haven't receieved one. You may still get sick but the illness will be less severe.
Second, keep your hands clean, and avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
And, of course, avoid close contact with people who are sick.
If you do become sick, make sure to stay home, so you don't expose people around you.
If you'd like more information on where to get a flu shot, you can call
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