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Esther Cruz of Haverstraw gets a flu shot
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Esther Cruz of Haverstraw gets a flu shot from nurse Donna Scarangella of West Nyack at the Dr. Robert L. Yeager Health Center in Pomona. (Sept. 7, 2012)(Credit: Angela Gaul)

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Flu shots

Health experts say myths about the vaccine stops people from getting vaccinated. County boards of health and local physicians are working to dispel that and other myths in an effort to vaccinate as many people as possible -- as early in the season as possible.

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