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Indiana Department of Health urging everyone to get their flu shots
06 December 2018, 02:11 | Silvia Roy
Kentucky health officials urge you to get a flu shot The Kentucky Department for Public Health urges people to get vaccinated
In conjunction with National Influenza Vaccination Week, the Texas Department of State Health Services reminds people it's not too late to protect themselves and their loved ones from flu... "The very young, pregnant women, elderly, and those with certain underlying health problems are at higher risk to have serious flu-related complications".
The first week of December is National Influenza Vaccination Week and believe it or not, it's not too late to protect yourself for the season.
Though flu activity remains at minimal levels, the virus can still cause severe illness and even death.
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I realize that I've written about the flu and the importance of immunization already this year ... and last year ... and the year before that.
The Clover Health Flu Shot Monitor found that 75% of people aged 80 or more years, 66% of those aged 70 to 79, and 56% of adults aged 60 to 69 have been vaccinated so far this year. One of the most effective safeguards is a flu shot.
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Today, December 4, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported its first laboratory-confirmed case of influenza for the 2018-2019 flu season.
The Hematite Health Clinic is located in the Ishpeming Middle/High School and offers free flu shots to everyone covered by insurance.
"The flu shot takes one to two weeks to produce immunity, and flu season usually peaks in January through March in MS", said MSDH Interim State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs. If you are experiencing fever, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, cough, muscle aches and headaches, visit your doctor immediately, and take antivirals if prescribed.
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