Flu like illness spreads at Ithaca College

02.03.14 | Bob Price

A nasty flu like illness is going around Ithaca College.

In the past week about 30 students have come to the health center complaining about flu like symptoms.

Students are asked not to attend class if they are feeling this way and the health center is passing out face masks to help prevent the spread of germs.

The students have been back from winter break for two weeks and health officials at the college believe that is where they got the sickness and brought it back to campus.

Health officials would like to remind students and faculty that it is not too late to get a flu vaccination.

Ways to prevent spreading the virus is covering your mouth, not sharing drinks, and washing hands as much as possible.