Henrico Launches Free Flu Shot Clinics and Prepares for Public Health Emergencies

Henrico Launches Free Flu Shot Clinics and Prepares for Public Health Emergencies

Health professionals say that's the biggest misconception about the influenza vaccine - as well as one of the most unsafe as we head into flu season. When the vaccine is a good match, it can reduce the risk of getting the flu by 40 to 60 per cent.

Prior to each flu season the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts research into which strains are the most likely to circulate among the population. Public health officials recommend a flu shot before the end of October.

This is the second straight year that number has declined. The illness level ranges from mild to severe and can sometimes result in hospitalization or death.

On October 24, the New Mexico Department of Health reported the state's first flu death of the season, involving an 82-year-old man from Bernalillo County who had recently been hospitalized.

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"It can take up to two weeks for protection to kick in, so you don't want to wait until flu is widely circulating before you get your shot", he said.

DE saw close to 5,000 confirmed flu cases a year ago.

If you don't have health insurance, call Sea Mar Community Health Centers at (360) 852-9070 to make an appointment for a low-priced flu shot. We use our annual campaign to educate fred's customers on the importance of getting immunized and help them overcome misconceptions.

To avoid the spread of these germs, Dr. Brahmbhatt added that cleaning your phone daily with a cloth and anti-viral cleanser will help keep you healthy on and off of the toilet.

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Wash your hands often with soap and water.

"I would ask every parent in Ipswich who has a child who will be under five to make a note in their calendar to access this free vaccine for their child next year ahead of the 2018 flu season".

Walgreens (walk-ins) CVS at Target (walk-ins) D&H Drugstore immunization services (walk-ins) Providence Urgent CareUniversity systems campus clinics (for MU faculty or staff members, dependents, or retirees) MU Student Health Clinic for MU studentsColumbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services at 1005 West Worley St. (walk-ins) Primary care physicians' offices.

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