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Flu season, the best it’s been in years

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. —Some good news during the pandemic, this year’s flu season is significantly better than years past. Jackson County Public Health says it’s because so many are taking the necessary precautions. Typically flu season runs from October through April. Jackson …

Free flu shots, drive-thru style

MEDFORD, Ore. — If haven’t gotten your flu shot yet there’s a drive through opportunity next weekend. The shot is free, provided by Rogue Community Health, La Clinica, Eagle Point School District and OHSU nursing students. It’s simple … all you have to …

Oregon children falling behind in immunizations

August is Immunization Awareness Month and health officials are urging parents to make sure their children are caught up on vaccines. Oregon Health Authority officials and a local doctor said Oregon children are begin on their immunizations, for multiple reasons. “Due to …

Flu cases on the rise in Jackson County

MEDFORD, Ore. — The flu is circulating widely in Jackson County and local health officials are warning everyone to take precautions over the holidays. Jackson County Public Health said they’ve seen a rise in hospital visits for people with the flu a …

Early start for flu season

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN)– Federal health officials say nearly every state is dealing with the flu. The CDC released its latest report on the virus’s activity Monday. Flu season got off to an early start this year and is already considered deadly. According …