Drive-thru flu vaccination clinic Thursday in Tuscaloosa

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The report states in the 2015/2016 flu season 37.2 per cent of healthcare workers were immunized.

The New Mexico Department of Health said a A 90-year-old woman is believed to be the first flu related death of the season.

"Sporadic activity is typical for this time of year", Moore stated in a press release.

These days, she's been answering a lot of questions about whether pregnant women should get flu shots, after a study that was published last month. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated.

Each year, public health officials monitor the spread of influenza to identify which flu strains need to go into that year's vaccines and where outbreaks will occur.

Albert Tawadrous, the pharmacist manager at No Frills, said it's important to get the shot.

Bare those arms! Next week, the Custer County Public Health Agency will be holding two more flu shot clinics for the community.

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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. "Getting a flu shot is quick, easy, and not only protects you, but also those around you". In the home and workplace, disinfect phones, keyboards, door handles, and other commonly touched surfaces. To receive a flu shot, participants should be feeling well on the day of the flu shot exercise and must complete a brief health screening to ensure they can safely receive a flu vaccine. Washing hands frequently with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand sanitizers, cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue, and dispose of tissues immediately.

There are influenza A and B strains going around, but influenza A is the most common so far in Montana.

Both sites will offer walk-up vaccinations, while a drive-thru option will also be available at the Tustin site.

A walk-in flu clinic for the entire family hosted by the Ingham County Health Department on South Cedar Street in Lansing.

"We say, 'Get the flu shot, get it early, ' because it can take up to two weeks for the body to build up immunity after the vaccine is given", he said.

Reach Kristy D. Carter at 910-592-8137, ext.

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