VIDEO: Tips for preventing the flu

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- It's flu season in the Bay Area and that means people are being surrounded by coughs and sniffles. So how do you prevent it from happening to you?

The CDC says the best way to avoid the seasonal flu is to get a vaccine -- it's not too late in the season.

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But good health habits also help stop the spread of germs.

Watch the video above for some tips from the CDC on how you can put up a good fight.

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