The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) again this year recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccine.
Public Health also states in the report that healthcare worker's immunization is vital in preventing patients and clients from getting sick. Flu activity begins to increase throughout October and November, but activity peaks between December and March and can last as late as May. During the 2016-17 flu season, more than 100 children in the US died as a result of the flu, and thousands more were hospitalized for severe illness or complications from the virus.
Flu season is just beginning, but the Henrico County Department of Public Health yesterday was giving away free flu shots and preparing for a potential public health emergency at the same time.
The shot is proven to reduce the number of doctor visits, hospitalizations and deaths related to the flu.
The CDC says it takes about two weeks for antibodies to develop to protect against the flu. "The sooner you're vaccinated, the sooner you're protected - and you'll stay protected throughout the flu season". "Flu vaccination is the single best way to protect you, your family, and the most vulnerable community members, such as those residing in long-term care facilities, from flu and its complications".
Symptoms can include fever, headache, runny nose, sore throat, or cough.
Albert Tawadrous, the pharmacist manager at No Frills, said it's important to get the shot.
Flu season has arrived, so Toronto's St. Joseph's Health Centre will host a free flu shot clinic.
Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when sneezing or coughing or cough into your upper sleeve or elbow, not your hands. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand cleaner. People are often indoors during the winter, meaning that they are in direct or close-contact with one another more often.
The CDC notes that talking on your phone spreads germs from your respiratory system onto the screen, some of which can cause the flu.
Industrial production also rose in July and August but construction contracted for a second quarter in a row. Sterling shot up following the release , rising more than 0.3% against both the U.S. dollar and the euro.
Cisco software components will be licensed on an annual subscription basis including one-, three- and five-year terms. Cisco's customers are increasingly using cloud services instead of investing in hardware for their own data centers.
NC Saxena, former member secretary of the erstwhile Planning Commission? said that the banking sector is just part of the problem. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth has fallen to 5.7 per cent in April-June - the lowest in at least five quarters.
Sears announced it would close more than 300 Sears or Kmart locations this year as part of the cost-cutting campaign. Whirlpool has increased prices on its appliances, citing higher raw material costs.
Microsoft will also give all of the games nine times their original pixels compared to the games on the original Xbox console. He also reaffirmed that the new backward compatible titles will have no achievements nor online multiplayer.
The game was originally supposed to come out this year, but was pushed to give the dev team more time to polish the game . Konami has confirmed that Metal Gear Survive will launch on PlayStation 4 , Xbox One and PC on February 22, 2018.
Other potential free-agent second basemen include Neil Walker , Howie Kendrick , Brandon Phillips and Danny Espinosa. Pedroia hurt the knee again this season, and spent two different stints on the disabled list with inflammation.
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Everton hit straight back through Calvert-Lewin, who pounced to convert a loose ball after a strong run from Oumar Niasse. Idrissa Gueye is suspended for the game, after picking up two yellow cards against Arsenal this past weekend.
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Yankees announce Joe Girardi is out as manager
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Microsoft beats forecasts as cloud boosts quarterly results
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WTA Finals: Wozniacki reaches semis
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Sony Xperia XZ Premium Gets Android 8.0 Oreo
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Rain moving in Monday ahead of cooler temperatures
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Kenya's top court to hear petition to postpone election
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