As health and disease control organizations track seasonal flu cases around the nation, local health care and emergency services providers are also staying abreast of the situation.
Currently, there are more flu cases earlier in the season as compared to previous years. For those who have already received the flu vaccine, it should be noted that the vaccine is a very good match for this year’s flu strain.
Samaritan Health Services and local retailers have very limited inventory of the vaccine remaining. However, Samaritan Health Services pharmacies have an ample supply of Tamiflu, which is a prescription drug used to treat the flu.For the complete article see the 01-30-2013 issue.
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