Safeway and Volunteers of America teamed up over the weekend to give 1,000 flu shots for free.
Flu season is just around the corner and Gov. John Hickenlooper got his flu shot on Monday, but he barely felt it. The governor’s vaccine was injected without a needle.
Any new germ that kills more then 30,000 Americans would have citizens in a panic. Yet there is a disease that harms that many — but has a surefire prevention — yet that prevention gets ignored by millions of people. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains that less than half of the people who should get flu immunizations don’t … and offers tips and options that hopefully will change your mind.
Colorado is experiencing the worst flu season since 2009, especially for young adults.
The decision to vaccinate a child is a personal one, but in New York City the health board recently passed a mandatory flu shot plan for some children under six.
The flu is hitting Colorado with dozens of people hospitalized, and now one death has been reported.
Fight the flu now. Don’t wait to get your flu shot. That’s advice from health experts on this year’s flu season.
Fall hasn’t arrived yet but experts want parents to start thinking about preventing influenza now. They’re recommending children 6 months and older get a flu shot as soon as possible.
If you are allergic to eggs, you’ve probably been told you can’t get a flu vaccine. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, a new vaccine — which is egg-free — will now be available for the upcoming flu season. Roll up your sleeve!
The flu started early this winter and it includes a strain that really takes a toll on folks.