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DHEC in the News: Flu, prenatal care, obesity

Here’s a look at health and environmental news from around South Carolina.

Influenza on the rise in Charleston County this season

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Doctors across the nation have warned, that the 2017-2018 flu season could be a harsh one. 151 more words


Cold 'n' Flu who?

It’s coming in to winter here in Ireland, and everyone is getting sick! Coughs and sneezes and gross germs everywhere, and here I am writing a post about all you HYPOCHONDRIACS out there who say you have ‘the flu’ the second you have  lil sniffle. 590 more words

Flu Returns To Connecticut

(CBS Connecticut) — The flu has resumed circulating in Connecticut.

Experts are expecting an active flu season.

Department of Public Health Influenza Surveillance Coordinator Alan Siniscalchi said twenty-three positive lab tests have been reported in the state in recent weeks. 154 more words


Best Time for Flu Shot

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people are strongly advised to get a flu vaccine before the end of October. Since the vaccination takes two weeks after administration to begin providing protection, it is recommended that people get the vaccination sooner rather than later, as the flu season usually begins to pick up by the end of October. 235 more words


When Is The Best Time To Get Your Flu Vaccine? Now.

The flu season is upon us and now is the time to get vaccinated to protect yourself and your family from the viral disease.

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(If you want to know a secret, I derived some extra pleasure out of yesterday being not just Friday the 13th, but also one that falls within the month of October. 360 more words

DHEC in the News: Flu, West Nile, Narcan

Here’s a look at health and environmental news from around South Carolina.

DHEC to start offering flu vaccines Monday

Now is a good time to get a flu shot, according to the S.C. 206 more words