OK, not really...
5 people have died in our area because of flu complications, hospitals have seen a huge increase in ER patients, schools are getting hammered, some schools have seen a 50% increase of absences in staff.
The moral of the story: Keep your PETRI DISH self at home...
If you haven't gotten a flu shot yet, it's not too late! Here are some local places offering them:
Grocery store pharmacies
Physicians Immediate Care Center
KGH Urgent Care Clinics
Kadlec Urgent Care
Arbor Healthcare for Women
Tri-Cities Community Health
Some are saying this years flu season is off to a raging start. Plenty of people are experiencing some bad symptoms this year already!
Here is some info from the Center of Disease Control on preventing the flu!
When to get vaccinated against seasonal flu
Yearly flu vaccination should begin in September, or as soon as vaccine is available, and continue throughout the flu season which can last as
I spent a few years sick every winter. So, I started getting a flu shot every year. It was awesome because I never got sick! And in fact, I haven't gotten the flu shot for the past 3 years and STILL haven't had the flu!
I've heard of people getting really sick right after they get the shot and others that swear by them and insist it's the only way to go...