Did you know? Adults ages 65 years & older account for more than half of flu related deaths. CDC https://www.cdc.govInfluenza (Flu)
Flu Vaccine Finder https://vaccinefinder.org/
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Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report https://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/index.htm#ILIMap
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report
CDC Influenza Division collects and analyzes information on influenza illness year-round in the U.S. and produces FluView, a weekly surveillance report. According to this week's FluView report, seasonal influenza activity is low overall but increasing across the U.S. for the week ending November 4. Louisiana & South Carolina experienced moderate ILI activity, while six states experienced low ILI activity and 42 states experienced minimal ILI activity.
Flu & Older Adults https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/65over.htm
Medscape: Flu & Older Adults
Did you know? Adults ages 65 years and older account for more than half (50%-70%) of all flu-related hospitalizations and even more (85%) flu-related deaths. Medscape and CDC released an article describing the importance of older adults getting an annual flu vaccine.
Thank You Blog-a-Thon Participants! https://www.cdc.gov/flu/resource-center/toolkit/blog-a-thon.htm
Thank You Blog-a-Thon Participants!
This week, November 6-11, CDC hosted a seasonal flu blog-a-thon. Participants posted blogs encouraging everyone 6 months and older to get a flu vaccine if they have not already. Be sure to check out all the posts!
Flu season is coming! Check out these post from our partners about the importance of getting your #flu shot this year! https://go.usa.gov/xnjRu
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