Health officials say some physicians and clinics have reported several confirmed flu cases in the Wichita Falls area which health officials say is a little early for the bug to bite.
"We don't see confirmed cases until sometimes November and even into December so our actual confirmed flu is a little bit earlier this year," says Kay Sabine, immunization charge nurse at Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District.
Health officials say the best protection against the flu is getting a flu shot. However, they also recommend these actions to prevent spreading the flu.
They include washing your hands often, covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze and staying home if you are sick.
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