PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon public health officials are reminding people about the importance of getting a flu vaccine as people across the country start to remove masks. The Oregon Health Authority said the state is seeing a rise in late-season ...

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(CNN) – Flu outbreaks are already popping up in some parts of the country just as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a report about the impact a severe flu season may have on our already vulnerable health ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

BALTIMORE, MD — Early results from a new study, show that a single dose of a universal flu vaccine may provide long-lasting protection. Right now manufacturers predict which strains to include in the vaccine, which is why it’s not always ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — “That’s crushing to me. It breaks my heart,” said Angela White, a parent. The community is mourning the loss of a Scenic Middle School student on Monday after sources say the child died as a result ...

COOS BAY, Ore. – Students in one coastal town are mourning the loss of one of their classmates who died from the flu. Counselors will be on hand for students this morning at Marshfield High School in Coos Bay after ...

PORTLAND, Ore. — A local man is in a Portland hospital using a machine to breathe. Eric Valencia went to the hospital on Christmas with the flu but was brought to Portland as his condition worsened. Valencia’s family says the ...

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