How many of your co-workers have come into the office hacking in the past week? Here at the radio station the number is too high for my liking, and that means one thing - flu season is in full swing in the Garden State.

According to the latest evaluation from the CDC, the flu has been categorized as “widespread” for the entire state during the week ending January 7th. New Jersey joins the list of 20 states with widespread influenza for 2017.

The CDC has put out a list of frequently asked questions concerning this year's flu season. They also recommend a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older. This step would be the best defense for fighting the flu.




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