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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State Police are warning Ohioans not to walk on the sidewalks in certain areas of Columbus on Thursday due to the flu.

The flu has caused some people to walk off the sidewalk.

The Ohio Department of Health has put a limit of five feet per car in most areas.

The department says it is asking residents to wear masks and wear gloves when walking on sidewalks.

Health officials are urging Ohioans to be vigilant, especially around the holidays.

They say it could be a serious illness that requires medical attention.

The Columbus Dispatch reports that Ohio State University Health Care Center has put together a vaccine package that is recommended for everyone, including the elderly, and people who are already vaccinated with the MMR vaccine.