The Irish Festival is this weekend! Also, Dr. Bill has more on Ebola and the flu.
The Baltimore County Department of Health is offering free flu vaccinations at eight of its health centers.
Some are calling it the Ebola effect. Health officials say the amount of people getting their flu shots has increased dramatically compared to recent years.
Targeting the flu–before the season strikes. One county is taking precautions now.
There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Gov. Martin O’Malley joined with some of the state’s top health officials to talk about how Maryland is responding and preparing for any possible cases of the Ebola virus.
Flu season has arrived in Maryland.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
It’s already been widespread in parts of the Midwest and now Maryland has its first confirmed case of enterovirus d68.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
The Ebola threat continues to be a real concern overseas–with 932 deaths and more than a thousand infected. But health officials say the flu is a much bigger threat to people here in Maryland.