An 18-month-old girl from Loveland has died from influenza.
In Larimer County 23 people have been hospitalized with influenza since October, marking what health officials call a huge spike in serious illness caused by the virus.
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.