Panelists: Physicians Must Stress Importance of Flu Vaccine - AAFP News

AAFP NewsPanelists: Physicians Must Stress Importance of Flu VaccineAAFP NewsOctober 06, 2017 04:37 pm Michael Laff Washington, D.C. – Although a higher percentage of Americans are receiving influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations compared with previous decades, the rates across all population segments are not high enough, ...and more »

Flu shots available at Health Dept - Durant Daily Democrat

Durant Daily DemocratFlu shots available at Health DeptDurant Daily DemocratThe Bryan County Health Department at 1524 Chuckwa Drive in Durant offers flu shots Monday through Friday. A free drive up flu shot clinic will be held October 24, 2017 at the Bryan County Fairgrounds free of charge. Dan Pennington | Durant Democrat.and more »

The annual flu shot: What parents need to know - WXYZ

WXYZThe annual flu shot: What parents need to knowWXYZ(WXYZ) - Flu vaccines are considered safe. They've been given to hundreds of millions of people over 50 years here in the US. Serious allergic reactions are very rare, less than 1 out of a million doses. It's important to get a flu shot annually ...and more »

Flu Season Is Here, Broome County Health Officials Urge Residents to Vaccinate - WICZ

Flu Season Is Here, Broome County Health Officials Urge Residents to VaccinateWICZHave you gotten your flu shot? Health officials are urging the public to protect themselves sooner rather than later. Flu season starts now and can continue through the month of May. While the Broome County Health Department says it's too early to ...and more »

Guess what? Flu vaccines don't cause the flu - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireGuess what? Flu vaccines don't cause the fluClickLancashireThe San Diego man had a previous medical condition, and he succumbed after a brief hospitalization, according to the county Health and Human Services Agency. “This is an unfortunate reminder that influenza can be a very serious illness, especially in ...and more »

Flu season underway in North Carolina - WECT-TV6

Flu season underway in North CarolinaWECT-TV6Flu season officially began in North Carolina Oct. 1, and you can keep from getting sick with the flu vaccine. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. "When you get a flu shot, you're not only protecting yourself, you're protecting all those around you,” said Carla ...and more »

Flu season could be a bad one, health officials warn - Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa CitizenFlu season could be a bad one, health officials warnOttawa CitizenWith weeks until flu season begins in earnest, health officials are already warning that it could be a tough one. That could cause further problems for Ottawa's already overcrowded hospitals. Public health officials have been watching flu activity in ...and more »

Regional West Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic to be held October 14 - KGWN

KGWNRegional West Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic to be held October 14KGWNSCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (RELEASE) - Regional West will hold a walk-in flu shot clinic from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Community Health office at St. Mary Plaza, 3700 Avenue B, Scottsbluff. Flu shots protect against influenza, which is a ...and more »

Flu in Ottawa by the numbers - Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa CitizenFlu in Ottawa by the numbersOttawa Citizen3,500 The number of deaths caused by flu in Canada each year, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. 12,200 The number of hospitalizations across the country each year, the Public Health Agency of Canada estimates. 504 The number of ...and more »

Half Moon Bay Residents Urged To Get Vaccinated Early This Flu Season - Patch.com

Half Moon Bay Residents Urged To Get Vaccinated Early This Flu SeasonPatch.com"The flu vaccine is safe and effective and is the most important tool against the spread of influenza in San Mateo County." By Patch CA (Patch Staff) - Updated Oct 5, 2017 6:52 pm ET. 0. Half Moon Bay Residents Urged To Get Vaccinated Early This Flu ...and more »

First flu death of season reported in San Diego - San Diego Community News

San Diego Community NewsFirst flu death of season reported in San DiegoSan Diego Community NewsAn 86-year-old San Diego man died of complications due to influenza and is the first local, flu-related death reported this season, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. The unvaccinated man, who had existing medical ...and more »

Don't let influenza win: Get a flu shot - Wyoming Business Report

Wyoming Business ReportDon't let influenza win: Get a flu shotWyoming Business ReportAs Wyoming begins to see early signs of the flu season's arrival, flu shots remain the best way available to help win the fight against influenza illness, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). “Because influenza makes its rounds every ...and more »

East Windsor Offers Flu Shots For Residents Over 60 - Patch.com

Patch.comEast Windsor Offers Flu Shots For Residents Over 60Patch.comEAST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, NJ — The East Windsor Township Health Department will hold free seasonal flu clinics for East Windsor and Hightstown residents over the age of 60, township officials said on Friday. The flu shot clinics will be held on Friday, ...and more »

Flu Season Claims First Oakland County Life - Patch.com

Patch.comFlu Season Claims First Oakland County LifePatch.comThe first flu-related death of the season has Oakland County officials urging everyone to get vaccinated. Kathy Forzley, Director of Oakland County Health and Human Services, said getting a flu shot isn't just about taking care of yourself. “If you ...and more »

Join the Advanced Disposal Team – We Are Hiring!! - Fetchyournews.com

Join the Advanced Disposal Team – We Are Hiring!!Fetchyournews.comEvery year there is a lot of controversy about getting a Flu Shot, and the affects it can have on your body. Do you believe in getting a flu shot? Yes, I get a flu shot every year and never get the flu. Yes, I get the flu shot, but I sometimes still ...and more »

Oakland County urges flu shots after flu-associated death in senior citizen - The Daily Tribune

The Daily TribuneOakland County urges flu shots after flu-associated death in senior citizenThe Daily TribuneA woman receives a flu shot at the Oakland County Health Division office in Pontiac. FILE PHOTO. By Anne Runkle, arunkle@oakpress.com,, @AnneRunkle1 on Twitter. Posted: 10/06/17, 3:19 PM EDT | Updated: 18 secs ago. # Comments. The Oakland ...and more »

Town of Orange Health Department HEALTH BYTES: Month of Awareness - theorangetimes.com

Town of Orange Health Department HEALTH BYTES: Month of Awarenesstheorangetimes.comCancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and can invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems. Cancer is not just one disease, but also many diseases.and more »

Annual Adult Immunization Clinic - KSTK

Annual Adult Immunization ClinicKSTKA high dose vaccine which has four times the antigens of the regular 'low-dose' version is again being offered to seniors, 65 years and older, according to a press release from Wrangell Medical Center.. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention ...and more »

It's time for your flu shot - Columbia Daily Tribune

It's time for your flu shotColumbia Daily Tribune“Usually about the first of September we start this discussion with patients,” said Dr. Alan Scharrer, a family physician with the Saint Luke's Health System in Blue Springs. Flu shots are widely available and covered by almost all insurance. The ...and more »

Free flu shots available for kids in county - Tri-County News

Free flu shots available for kids in countyTri-County NewsThe Manitowoc County Health Department again will host a free walk-in flu clinic for children 6 months through 18 years of age. On Monday, Oct. 16 from 3 to 5:30 p.m., children will be able to receive a free flu vaccine, regardless of insurance coverage.and more »