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Cindy Forbes cleans her hands between customers Thursday at Cash Wise Foods in Willmar. Customers and employees of the grocery store have access to sanitizer for their hands, grocery carts or other surfaces. Gary Miller/West Central Tribune

CDC says relaxing rules of sick leave would help during flu outbreak

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WILLMAR -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending employers relax their requirement for a doctor's note to validate illness for employees who were out sick with the flu.

"This would be very helpful for busy clinics and health care providers and would allow health care providers to have more time to care for those who are sick,'' says Chery Johnson with Kandiyohi County Public Health.

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David Little
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