A 1918 Public Service Announcement: “Influenza: How To Avoid It – How To Treat Those Who Have It”

The following was published in the Evening News of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on October 12, 1918. These sorts of announcements were published frequently and gave valuable information for residents of Pennsylvania about what to do as the 1918 influenza pandemic took hold in the Keystone State.

Influenza PSA


Featured Image: An influenza hospital ward in 1918 and a 1918 pandemic public service announcement. 

Read more about the 1918 influenza pandemic in the Coal Region HERE


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