The days might be getting longer and warmer, but flu season is also spreading, according to Congress and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
On Wednesday, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino (D) declared a public health emergency in response to widespread reported cases of influenza. Massachusetts Reps. James McGovern (D) and Niki Tsongas (D) both tweeted out warnings to their followers.
Flu season is hitting Massachusetts hard.Some great information from the CDC on what you can do to stay healthy: cdc.gov/flu/— Rep. James McGovern (@RepMcGovern) January 9, 2013
Rep. Jim Renacci (R-Ohio) got proactive as well.
This year’s flu season is hitting earlier and harder than usual. Here are some tips to help you stay healthy! fb.me/2t3aTFQVx— Jim Renacci (@RepJimRenacci) January 9, 2013