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Vaccination info According to the CDC, the flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting against flu infection. It is important to get vaccinations when they are available, although supplies are sometimes limited. Read more
Flu prevention tips No single action will provide complete protection from influenza, but taking a combination of careful personal steps can help decrease the likelihood of transmission. Read more or view a list of quick tips
If you have flu-like symptoms Probably the most important thing for a person with the flu is to try not to pass it on to someone else. However, there are specific situations where you or a loved one should be sure to call or see a doctor. Read more
Our safety measures UC Davis Health System’s highest priority is the safety of its patients, employees, students and visitors. The health system maintains rigorous infection-control policies, and also has specific procedures in place for responding to public-health emergencies. Read more
Fighting infectious diseases Infectious-disease experts from UC Davis Health System work closely with federal, state and local officials to monitor and manage the spread of flu among humans. Activities include infectious disease planning, surveillance, and hospital infection-control preparedness, among others. Read more