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Posted by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Dec 9, 2013

It's the Season for a #FluChat

Caucasian woman bundled up on couch sneezing into a tissue with a glass of water on a table

Join @Mayo Clinic and @mnhealth for a #FluChat moderated by 

@StarTribune’s @allieshah

Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 1-2 p.m. ET

Experts from Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Department of Health, University of Minnesota Academic Health Center (@UMN_Health) and others will be there to answer your questions.

Topics to be covered:

  • Who should get vaccinated
  • Varieties of vaccines and who they are for
  • Tips for staying healthy during the winter months
  • The difference between the cold and the flu

The chat coincides with National Influenza Vaccination Week and can be followed LIVE from the Star Tribune website, beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET Wednesday. 

If you’ve never participated in a Twitter chat, be sure to watch this how-to video before jumping in. We recommend you use a website such as or to more easily follow the flow of the conversation. Questions? Send them to Nick Hanson.

*Here's a link to the transcript if you missed the chat:


Allie Shah cold Flu flu chat influenza Minnesota Department of Health Star Tribune vaccines


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