Information on 2012 Seasonal Flu
FLU SHOTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE
from seasonal flu, get your influenza shot TODAY!
The Seasonal Flu vaccine also prevents H1N1 this year.
Flu Shots are $25.00 and Pneumonia Shots are $86.00. Cash / Medicare
Part B accepted.
Walk ins Only / No appointment necessary!
Monday thru Friday 8:00am - 11:00am and 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Union County Health Department, 495 East Main, Lake Butler, Florida
Phone number 386-496-3211.
The United States Government website located at
also has flu information.
Information on H1N1
H1N1 is a respiratory disease that usually infects pigs but can (though
rarely) spread to the human population.
H1N1 symptoms are similar to seasonal human influenza.
H1N1 symptoms include:
How is H1N1 flu transmitted?
virus cannot be transmitted by
pork. It can be transmitted from
livestock areas to people and
to pigs. In some cases it may
transmitted from human to human.
HOW CAN H1N1 FLU BE
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing.
If you don't have tissue, cough or sneeze into your sleeve, not your hands.
It may prevent those around you from getting sick.
Clean your hands. Wash your hands often. Wash for 20
seconds using warm water and soap. This will help protect you and others
Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. This will reduce the
risk of germs entering your body if you come in contact with something that is
Practice good health habits. Get plenty of sleep, be physically
active, manage stress, drink plenty of fluids and eat nutritious foods.
Avoid smoking, which may increase the risk of serious illness if you do contract
Avoid close contact. Avoid close contact with people who are
sick. If you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from
getting sick, too.
Stay home when you are sick or have H1N1 flu symptoms. Get
plenty of rest and check with your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
Follow public health instructions. Seriously consider advice
regarding school or other closings, avoiding crowds or follow other social