Tag Archives: Flu

Take Steps to Prevent, Control, and Treat the Flu

Commissioner of Health, Indu Gupta, MD reported today that the Onondaga County Health Department has been notified about several flu-related hospitalizations and one lab-confirmed flu death. Additionally, there have also been reports of flu outbreaks in both assisted living homes and group homes. Dr. Gupta reassured, “We are working closely with the New York State… Read more >

Have you gotten your flu vaccine yet? It’s not too late!

The Onondaga County Health Department would like to remind people that it is not too late to get a flu vaccine.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months old and older get a flu shot each year. Getting a flu vaccine every year is the best way to prevent… Read more >

The Onondaga County Health Department Announces A Public Flu Vaccine Clinic

Don’t forget your annual flu vaccine!  The Onondaga County Health Department will be holding a public flu vaccine clinic on Wednesday, November 19th from 10:00AM – 12:00PM, and again from 2:00PM-4:00PM, with special emphasis on reaching uninsured individuals.  The clinic will be held at the John H. Mulroy Civic Center, located at 421 Montgomery Street,… Read more >

Don’t Forget Your Flu and Pneumonia Vaccine

This fall, don’t forget your flu and pneumonia 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 circulating strains often change from year to year. Quoc Nguyen, MD,… Read more >