One area medical center has set out this weekend to help you be proactive this flu season. MedStar Franklin Square vaccinated more than 2,000 people in their annual drive-through.
More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.
Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.
The flu is running rampant. It’s already sent thousands of people to the hospital. Across the country, 20 children have died.
A warning from health leaders as hospitals across the state see a spike in people coming down with flu-like symptoms.
A warning from the Centers for Disease Control: flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly a decade and the strain is said to be unusually nasty.
On the spot flu shots. It’s a fast, convenient way to help fight the flu this season.
If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet, it’s time. Last year’s H1N1 killed even healthy kids, and experts are warning that no one is immune.