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Have you protected yourself against the flu?

Woman with tissue and hot drinkGetting a flu shot now could help prevent a miserable bout with influenza later. And the seasonal flu can be serious; it kills from 3,000 to 49,000 Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Learn more about why and how you can protect yourself from Dr. Cynthia Morrow, Onondaga County's Health Commissioner, and Dr. Donna Bacchi, associate professor and chair of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Upstate. They appear on the weekly Health Link on Air radio program, airing at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 on Newsradio 570 106.9 WSYR.

Listen to the Health Link interview about flu vaccine.

Learn about flu from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.