Flu season started early this year

What you need to know about flu season this year and Stefani gets her flu shot

What you need to know about flu season this year and Stefani gets her flu shot

Flu shots are available for $24 at both Health Division offices in Pontiac and Southfield. Previous year the health department administered over 1,000 free flu shots.

"Although there have been delays in the delivery of this year's influenza vaccine, the Ministry of Health has confirmed with Health Canada that Saskatchewan will receive vaccine to support the provincial program start date the week of October 21", Saskatchewan's Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab said.

Publix is basically paying you to get your flu shot. "One of the benefits of influenza vaccine is that you can help protect people around you - and that's particularly important", Epperson said.

Health officials in the Washington region are warning residents to get flu vaccinations as the first flu cases of the season are reported.

"Most people who get it don't report it or seek care", she said.

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The campaign is part of a renewed push from the agency to ensure all those eligible for immunization get vaccinated.

Vaccination is free to those in the at-risk group, comprising everyone aged 65 and older, pregnant women, babies six months and older with long-term illness, residents in nursing homes and other long-stay facilities, people with disabilities, healthcare workers, carers of those in at-risk categories, and people in regular contact with pigs, poultry and water fowl.

According to various foreign vaccine suppliers, cited by Bloomberg, getting shots from the plant to the patient will be complicated due to the possible no-deal Brexit.

Payment options include cash, credit (Visa/Mastercard), Medicare, Medicaid, most Blue Cross Blue Shield plans and Blue Care Network, and additional insurances.

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