With record numbers of flu cases, the Board of Health is recommending residents get a flu shot. Where in Woburn can you get one?
Due to the record number of flu cases reported in Massachusetts, the Woburn Board of Health is recommending citizens take action to combat the illness. Board of Health Registered Nurse Karen DeCampo has the following tips: Nurse Decampo said Friday that the following Woburn locations have flu shots available for people over the age of 18: To locate public clinics go to www.mylocalclinic.com, and for more updated flu information and prevention tips, visit www.mass.gov/flu. Although the information on flu vaccines is current, the Board of Health recommends that residents contact their primary care physician for a flu shot first, and always call the pharmacy ahead of time before going. WOBURN PATCH: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail Updates | …
Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.
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- John Ness
Friday, December 14, 2012
Flu season is coming early in some parts of the country: This time last year, flu cases were lower in Boston than they are now, according to data on Google's Flu Trends. Overall in Massachusetts, activity is considered high now; it was considered moderate at this time last year, according to Flu Trends. If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some places in Woburn that offer the vaccine (besides your own doctor, of course): More locations According to this week's CDC Flu activity report, influenza levels are on the increase across the country. Five states – Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee – are reporting flu rates not normally seen until January, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The flu season …