Ill. official warns public to guard against H1N1

December 24, 2009 6:37:43 AM PST
The state's top health care official is reminding everyone to guard against the spread of the H1N1 flu during the holiday season.Dr. Damon Arnold was vaccinated against the swine flu on Wednesday.

The H1N1 vaccine is more readily available


Arnold recommends that all Illinois residents get vaccinated.

Swine flu is easing its grip on the state but health officials are concerned because it can spread more easily as people travel and get together for the holidays.