This Year's Flu Season Gearing Up to Surpass 2016

This Year's Flu Season Gearing Up to Surpass 2016

This Year's Flu Season Gearing Up to Surpass 2016

Flu shots are available at your primary care provider's office and many local pharmacies. The trivalent influenza vaccine for the 2017-2018 flu season includes an A/Michigan/45/2015 (H1N1) pdm09-like virus, an A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 (H3N2)-like virus, and a B/Brisbane/60/2008-like virus (Victoria lineage). The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone six-months-old and older get a flu shot. Sometimes, the infection can also occur by touching surfaces or objects contaminated with the flu virus and then touching the eyes, mouth or nose. If you have questions about flu shots or where you can get one, please call your medical clinic or Horizon Public Health at 320-208-6670.

"Now is a great time to get a vaccination", Martin said. Infants need their first dose of flu vaccine at 6 months of age. In the 2016-17 flu season, which was described as a "moderate", more than 600,000 were hospitalized due to complications from the flu, said Jernigan. The resident, a man over the age of 50 in northern Idaho, died of complications from influenza this month. Seasonal flu is an acute respiratory infection caused by influenza virus.

For students who have paid their health center fee, the Birkam Health Center offers flu shots and will bill their insurance. Getting a flu shot can not cause you to get influenza.

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The County Health and Human Services Agency reported Wednesday the number of influenza cases reported this season is pacing 3-to-1 over last year's numbers.

About 1 million Americans are hospitalized from it each year, while almost 50,000 people die from it each year.

It takes about two weeks for protection to develop after vaccination, and protection lasts through the flu season.

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The county also released a list of things people can do to avoid the risk of getting the flu.

Stay home from work, school, and other public places if you are ill.

The FDA approved vaccines are created to offer extra protection beyond the standard flu shot.

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