TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas health officials have scheduled a discussion on Twitter to answer questions for state residents about getting prepared for the upcoming flu season.
Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Robert Moser says the event Friday is designed to answer questions about the flu, vaccinations and steps that can be taken to prevent getting sick.
Residents can participate in the hour-long discussion by logging on to www.twitter.com/KDHE and using #KSflu. Tweeters can follow the conversation by submitting questions of 140 words or less, then refreshing the page to see the question appear and the response.
The agency has posted more information at www.kdheks.gov/flu/index.html about the upcoming flu season.