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How is the flu hitting your region? Nevada is in the RED!

How is the flu hitting your region? Nevada is in the RED!  (See the attached USA flu map of influenza-like activity for the week ending January 13, 2018) What can you do?  Get the flu vaccine.  Stay home if you … Continue reading

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This is Nevada Influenza Vaccination Week!

Why should you get the flu vaccine?  There are scores of people yearly who are ill due to the flu AND there are thousands (or sometimes TENS of thousands) of people who die each year from influenza. Do I get … Continue reading

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The race is on!

It’s off with a start!  Quickest start in 10 years!… I wish I were talking about the Kentucky Derby, but I am talking about the flu.  There is still time to get vaccinated. Who should be vaccinated?  Anyone older than … Continue reading

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Roll up your sleeves or smell the. . . .flu vaccine!

Who should get the influenza vaccine? Everyone older than 6 months. It is especially important that high risk individuals get the flu vaccine Who is “high risk?” Pregnant women Children younger than 5, but especially children younger than 2 years … Continue reading

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