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District's top nurse has advice on coping with this year's flu season

The Nursing and Wellness staff at San Diego Unified School District is urging parents/guardians to have their child vaccinated against this year's flu bugs.

"Children can be very susceptible to viruses such as the flu," said Michelle Bell, Nursing and Wellness Program Manager. High illness rates have been seen in other parts of the country and getting a flu shot is a very good precaution.

Here's more information on the flu.