Hit back with the flu shot

Hit back with the flu shot

Gray said that receiving a flu shot at the beginning of the season not only protects the person receiving the shot, but also protect others from the flu.

Last year's flu vaccine was 34 percent effective against influenza A and 56 percent effective against influenza B, according to the DOH.

"We actually can minimize the spread of disease", Balajadia said.

The flu shot is now available at the Co-op Marketplace Pharmacy during regular business hours for the pharmacy, and they do walk-ins.

Of the almost 2,000 healthcare professionals surveyed, 414 reported flu-like symptoms.

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Jimenez went to the Clinton County Health Department in Plattsburgh to get a flu shot.

Every year millions of people get flu vaccines, which public health experts carefully monitor.

Can I still get sick?

"The influenza virus mutates and, therefore, becomes resistant to vaccines, so new ones need to be manufactured to match the specific virus of that season", she said.

You help to protect yourself and the health of those around you when you get a flu shot.

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Officials said in Clinton County two flu cases have now been reported as of the beginning of November. But "we never know when that's going to change", he said. "The thought process is that it may last a little bit longer in the system, so [the elderly are] covered a little bit longer than the younger person".

"You should get a flu vaccine now, if you haven't gotten one already this season", according to the CDC.

Dr. Pate says this speculation likely stems from the fact that the vaccine is incubated in an egg and contains a small amount of egg proteins.

Those who are immune compromised or can not get vaccines because of medical reasons have better protection when people around them are vaccinated.

· You are pregnant (pregnant women should seek immediate care if flu symptoms are present rather than making an appointment at an OB office). She is a registered nurse and gives shots as well. That includes tens of thousands of hospitalizations and thousands of deaths.

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The CDPH's influenza web page offers more information about the flu.

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