CDC: Pregnant Women Are More Susceptible To Getting The FluFlu season is here and the CDC says too many pregnant women go unprotected from the bug. A new survey found only about half of expectant mothers get their flu shots.
Minnesota Health Experts Urge Flu Shots As Soon As PossibleHealth officials are urging Minnesotans to get flu shots as soon as possible.
How Effective Are Flu Shots?A new survey from the University of Chicago finds 41 percent of Americans say they don’t plan to get the flu vaccine this year. Almost one-third of those people say that’s because they believe the shot doesn’t work.
Flu Shot Or Nasal Spray? CDC Now Says Both Vaccines Just As EffectiveThis year, there's a new recommendation when it comes to getting a flu shot.
Vaccine Clinic Look-UpNeed to get a vaccination but not sure where to go? Check out the Vaccine Clinic Look-Up at the Minnesota Department of Health.
Health Officials Say Get Your Flu Shot NowIt's probably a subject you wouldn't expect to hear in the summer, but officials say now is the time to get a flu shot.
With Flu Getting Worse, Klobuchar Calling For More Vaccine ResearchPulling up to emergency room doors has been a consistent site for sick Minnesotans this year, even for medical professionals.
Flu Cases Already Popping Up In MinnesotaWash those hands and cover your coughs -- the flu season is here. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday that two people got so sick last week they had to stay in the hospital.
Health Officials Recommend Flu Shots For AllIf you are hoping to keep your family "flu-free" this winter, health officials say now is the time to get vaccinated.
AAP Issues New Guidelines For Flu ShotsA recent statement made by the American Academy of Pediatrics said that all children and health care workers should get flu shots. In past years, about 90 percent of children who died from the flu were unvaccinated.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
With Rise In Flu Cases, Doctors Pushing VaccineWith flu cases in Minnesota up 25 percent in just one week, physicians are pushing the vaccine. Last week, there were 144 flu-related hospitalizations across the state compared to 118 the week before. The increase in the number of cases had people rushing to get their flu shot on Saturday.
Good Question: Can You Get The Flu From The Flu Shot?Last year, the flu virus showed up in Minnesota in October, so many doctors are recommending people get the shot now. That has Susie wondering: Can you get sick from the flu shot?
Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?All across the state, workplaces, doctors’ offices and drug stores have been offering the flu shot. For years, the Centers for Disease Control and Minnesota Department of Health have recommended people get vaccinated as soon as the vaccine is available, which is generally the middle to end of September.
Is September The Time For Flu Shots?It seems a far cry from those dreary winter days when the flu bug is biting, but under September's sunshine, the influenza season is on the minds of many as they walk down Nicollet Mall.