Students pledging to stop the spread of the flu
WV Metro News
By Shauna Johnson
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – School students throughout West Virginia will be asked in the coming days and weeks to take a pledge — a pledge to cover their coughs and wash their hands frequently to try to stop the spread of the flu during what could be the worst flu season the Mountain State has seen in several years.
Officials with the state Department of Health and Human Resources and the state Department of Education announced the start of the pledge campaign on Monday at Mary C. Snow West Side Elementary School in Charleston.
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