The peak of flu season approaches

The flu shot can take up to 14 days to take full effect / Ashley Knight

Even though temperatures have been in the 70's lately, health officials have been urging folks to get their flu shot. They're seeing a rise in the number of flu cases this year.

Flu season is expected to peak around the end of February and the beginning of March. And they say it's better to get it sooner than later since it takes up to 14 days for the immunization to take full effect.

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