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Don’t forget your flu vaccine this year!

This fall, please remember to get your flu vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older receive an annual flu vaccine. Everyone should be vaccinated yearly because immunity to flu viruses declines over time and circulating flu strains often change from year to year. It is especially… Read more >

Don’t Forget Your Flu Vaccine!

This fall, remember to get your flu vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older receive an annual flu vaccine. Everyone should be vaccinated yearly because immunity to flu viruses declines over time and circulating flu strains often change from year to year. Onondaga County Health Commissioner,… Read more >

Don’t Forget Your Flu Vaccine!

This fall, remember to get your flu vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older receive an annual flu vaccine. Everyone should be vaccinated yearly because immunity to flu viruses declines over time and circulating flu strains often change from year to year. Dr. Indu Gupta, Onondaga… Read more >

Flu is Widespread in Onondaga County

The number of local flu cases has been rising significantly in the past several weeks. From October 2017 through the week ending January 7, 2018, 657 cases of flu have been reported to the Onondaga County Health Department (OCHD). Emergency rooms of local area hospitals are reporting more cases of flu or influenza like illnesses… Read more >

Flu is Widespread in Onondaga County

Influenza activity is widespread in Onondaga County, with the number of local flu cases rising significantly in the past couple of weeks. We currently have 124 cases of flu reported as of January 8, 2017. Flu is a respiratory infection that causes fever, aches, and coughing. It is easily spread from one person to another… Read more >

It’s Not Too Late for a Flu Shot

Flu season has arrived.  As family and friends are gathering for the holidays, now is a great time to get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and your loved ones.  In the United States, cases of the flu are usually highest between December and February, but flu season can last until May.   This week during… Read more >

Even Healthy People Need Flu Vaccines. It’s not too late to get a flu vaccine!

Do you think that you do not need a flu vaccine because you are healthy?  Unfortunately, even healthy people, especially the very young and very old, and pregnant women, can get serious complications from the flu, such as pneumonia and dehydration, and could even end up in the hospital. The CDC reports that about 20,000… Read more >

Onondaga County Health Department to Hold Public Flu Vaccine Clinic

Get your annual flu vaccine!  The Onondaga County Health Department will be holding a public flu vaccine clinic on Wednesday, November 18th from 2:00PM-6:00PM.  The clinic will be held at the John H. Mulroy Civic Center located at 421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202, in Room 30 in the basement.  Residents who would like more… Read more >

Don’t Forget Your Flu Vaccine

This fall, remember to get your flu vaccine.   The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older receive an annual flu shot.  People should be vaccinated every year because immunity to flu viruses declines over time and flu strains often change from year to year. Dr. Indu Gupta, Onondaga… Read more >