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Grab the tissues

THE FLU season has arrived and experts warn it could be a severe time for NSW.

More than 2000 New South Welshman have already been diagnosed with a majority of cases the H3N2 strain, which is most likely to cause deaths and hospitalisation. Anyone who displays flu-like symptoms is encouraged to visit their doctor within 48 hours and stay at home to prevent work colleagues and friends becoming infected.

For information about the flu vaccine and how to protect yourself this winter visit flusmart.org.au.

Minister visits

MEMBER for Page Janelle Saffin said she was pleased to be bringing the Minister for Small Business, Brendan O'Connor to Page this week for a return visit to talk to the local business community.

The minister will speak at a business breakfast at the Ballina Beach Resort today.

Ms Saffin expressed appreciation Mr O'Connor was visiting the region again.

"This is a great opportunity for local business people to get the ear of the minister, and for him to hear about our local economy first hand," she said.

Dress warmly at the races today

RACEGOERS are encouraged to dress appropriately when heading to Grafton Racecourse for the WHK Ramornie Handicap.

Scattered showers are forecast throughout today and tomorrow. Patrons are advised to dress warmly and wear comfortable footwear.

 

 

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