Kentucky Health Officials: Don't Let Flu Ruin the Holidays
Kentucky Health Officials: Don't Let Flu Ruin the Holidays
Flu striking more than usual in Windsor and Essex County this year
09 December, 2018, 07:22
While flu - or influenza - is most serious for older Americans and people with certain chronic conditions, influenza can affect people of all ages and lead to hospitalizations, significant health complications and even death. More than 900,000 were hospitalized. Active Duty Service members should follow their service policy for getting vaccinated and making sure it's recorded.
A new survey released by Clover Health reveals that just 66 percent of New Jersey seniors have gotten a flu shot so far this season.
It comes as part of National Influenza Vaccination Week. Among adults, flu deaths are estimated based on pneumonia and other illnesses related to flu.
"Getting a flu shot is the best way to protect ourselves from the flu", said Health Commissioner Mark Levine, MD.
While the vaccine is not flawless, it greatly reduces the chances of getting the flu and lessens the severity should one get ill.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has established the week of December 2-8 as National Influenza Vaccination Week to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination throughout the holiday season and beyond. Brownwood-Brown County Health Department encourages Brown County residents who have not yet been vaccinated for the flu to get vaccinated now.
There is evidence the flu can be milder and briefer in those who have been vaccinated against the flu. Typically, clinicians and hospitals rely on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Experts say flu activity will likely increase between Thanksgiving and Christmas, so the health department says there is still time to get a flu shot to avoid the illness. The vaccine uses a killed virus, and every batch is checked to ensure this. But why is it important to get the shot, especially if you're not in any risk groups? Early signs are that this coming year might be dominated by the H1N1 strain, for which the flu vaccine tends to have higher effectiveness rates. With cases already reported in the state, health officials are urging Vermonters to get their annual flu vaccine.
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Editor's Note: The main image accompanying the above guest column shows a nurse giving a flu shot.
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