Influenza prevention Press Release
|01/03/2020 - 15:35||
With Hospitalizations on the Rise, DHS Wants to Avoid a More Deadly Flu Season
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced our state has seen 459 hospitalizations for influenza this season, more than three times as many than at this time last year. Admissions to intensive care units for respiratory illnesses are also on the rise. And already, 11 Wisconsinites have died due to complications from influenza.
|10/02/2019 - 13:32||
DPH Kicks Off 2019-2020 Flu Season with Free Vaccination Clinics
DOVER – The 2019-2020 flu season has officially arrived, and to kick off the state’s influenza prevention efforts, the Division of Public Health (DPH) will hold two free flu vaccination clinics for the public.
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|12/07/2018 - 13:47||
Infection Prevention: Ear Infections and Preventing Germs
In this Fox 8 House Call series, Cone Health experts discuss infection prevention topics, including:
|11/19/2018 - 16:54||
Getting a Flu Shot Now Can Help Protect You and Your Holiday Guests
Health officials are encouraging Wisconsin residents to include flu shots in their planning for upcoming holiday get-togethers with family and friends.
|09/24/2018 - 17:00||
DHS Wants Wisconsin to Avoid a Serious, Deadly Flu Season This Year
With a new flu season fast approaching, health officials are reminding people of the toll last year’s season took on Wisconsin residents, and encouraging everyone to get a flu shot to protect their families, communities, and themselves.
|12/30/2016 - 19:53||
Influenza Cases Widespread in California
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is announcing that influenza activity is increasing in the state and has reached “widespread” levels. Areas with the most influenza activity include the Northern California, Central California and Bay Area regions. Since the beginning of the influenza season in California, CDPH has received reports of three influenza deaths and 29 severe influenza cases resulting in admission to the intensive care unit in patients 64 years old and younger. Travel and holiday celebrations with large groups of people may factor into the increase in influenza activity.
|12/28/2016 - 12:57||
Flu cases on the rise in Wisconsin
Flu cases are on the rise, and health officials are urging people to take precautions. Simple steps, including getting a flu shot, help protect against the flu.
|10/27/2016 - 12:45||
DPH Announces First Confirmed Flu Case of 2016-2017 Season at Drive-Thru Flu Clinic Vaccination Event
DOVER, DE – Today, Delaware’s Division of Public Health (DPH) announced the state’s first laboratory-confirmed case of influenza for the 2016-2017 flu season. The case involves a 27-year-old Kent County man who was not hospitalized. There are two main types of influenza (flu) virus – types A and B – that routinely spread in people and are responsible for seasonal flu outbreaks each year.
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|09/29/2016 - 15:36||
State Health Officials Encourage North Carolinians to Protect Themselves From Flu
As flu season approaches, state health officials encourage North Carolina residents to protect themselves by being vaccinated against the flu.
|08/30/2016 - 08:39||
Influenza vaccine update for Airmen, families
The yearly influenza vaccine is one of the most important regular immunizations for Airmen and their families. This year will be different because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended not using the live attenuated influenza vaccine commonly known as FluMist. All the military services will follow their recommendation.
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|08/25/2016 - 07:16||
Award-Winning Actress Judith Light Asks Seniors to Pledge to Get an Annual Flu Vaccination
Arlington, VA – The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is teaming up for the third year with award-winning actress Judith Light to raise awareness that getting an influenza (“flu”) vaccination is one of the things you can do to help maintain your health. The 2016 Flu + You campaign is a collaboration between NCOA and Sanofi Pasteur to educate older adults and their loved ones about the seriousness of the flu, the importance of getting an annual flu vaccination, and flu vaccine options.