BRANT COUNTY-Flu cases are on the rise and the Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) is urging residents to get a flu shot and to wear a mask if you’ve got a respiratory illness. The health unit released a statement on November 16 saying it received a “significant” number of positive lab results of influenza (flu) this flu season – which has barely begun. “The flu shot is safe and the best protection against the flu,” Dr. Rebecca Comley, Acting Medical Officer of Health at BCHU said. “I would encourage all those over six months-of-age to receive their flu shot as soon as possible. As the Province forecasts this flu season to continue to be difficult, the flu shot is especially recommended for residents considered part of at-risk groups.” Between October
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