flu season

September 27, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

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Vacunas Gratis Contra la Influenza

El Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos del Condado de Montgomery dio a conocer las fechas de la campaña anual de vacunación contra la influenza. La gripe estacional circula en otoño e invierno, por lo que es importante vacunarse para prevenir enfermedades durante la temporada de gripe. Las jornadas de vacunación contra la gripe estacional […]

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September 27, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

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Montgomery Health Department to Offer Free Flu Vaccination Clinics

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services has announced dates for its annual flu vaccination campaign. Seasonal flu circulates in the fall and winter, so it’s important to get vaccinated to prevent illness during flu season. The county’s seasonal flu vaccination clinics are launching in late October. Vaccinations are offered to individuals older than […]

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November 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

High School Flu Vaccination Clinics Scheduled for Nov. 13

Montgomery County Health officials will administer three flu shot clinics Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Nov. 13 is an early release day for Montgomery County Public School students. Appointments are required and the clinics are open to all school-aged children. High School Clinics Scheduled for Nov. 13 There will be three free flu […]

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September 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Sponsored Flu Vaccination Clinics Taking Appointments

Montgomery County Health officials have announced the dates for the county’s annual flu vaccination campaign. County-sponsored seasonal flu vaccination clinics will be held beginning in October, according to a news release. Below are the dates and times. Community Clinics Scheduled for Oct. 15 and 24 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Universities at Shady Grove Building […]

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September 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Health Officials Announce Flu Vaccination Campaign

Montgomery County Health officials have announced the dates for the county’s annual flu vaccination campaign. County-sponsored seasonal flu vaccination clinics will be held beginning in late October, according to a news release. Below are the dates and times: Oct. 30 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Universities at Shady Grove 9630 Gudelsky Drive Rockville For anyone […]

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January 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Walgreens Teams Up with Veteran Affairs to Offer Free Flu Shots for Veterans

Seasonal influenza (flu) viruses can be detected year-round but the virus is most common during the winter and fall, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Department of Veterans has partnered with Walgreens Pharmacies nationwide to offer veterans currently enrolled in the VA healthcare system free flu vaccinations, according to a […]

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September 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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MoCo Officials Announce Annual Flu Vaccination Campaign

Montgomery County health officials have released the dates for its annual flu vaccination campaign and officials are urging residents to get a flu vaccination — which they say is the best way to protect against illness during flu season. Seasonal flu vaccinations are readily available through private health providers, as well as at retail locations […]

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October 19, 2014 | Staff Writer

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County Flu Vaccination Clinics Begin Oct. 20 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County flu vaccination clinics are available for anyone six months of age and older. The county is encouraging all residents protect themselves against the seasonal flu. Learn the details in this report. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Visit Montgomery County Seasonal Flu Vaccination Campaign webpage […]

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February 21, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Younger People Hit Hard with Flu

This influenza season was particularly hard on younger- and middle-age adults, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). People age 18-64 represented 61 percent of all hospitalizations from influenza—up from the previous three seasons when this age group represented only about 35 percent of all […]

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January 11, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Flu Outbreak in Montgomery County (Video)

Montgomery County doctors are seeing more and more patients with flu-like symptoms as the number of influenza cases across the state (and around the country) are on the rise. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. For the latest flu information in Montgomery County, visit the county’s website here. For the latest flu information in Maryland, visit the […]

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