According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Flu activity is considered “high” or “very high” in several states across the country.
During National Influenza Vaccination Week, December 5th through 11th, the American Lung Association is encouraging individuals, especially those living with chronic health conditions, to get their flu shot.
Those living with heart disease, diabetes, asthma, COPD, and other chronic lung diseases are most at risk of developing serious complications. In past flu seasons, 9 out of 10 adults hospitalized with flu have at least one underlying medical condition.
Locally Flu shots are free of charge @ The Giles County Health Department. No appointment is necessary…the Giles County Health Department is located @ 209 S. Cedar Lane, Pulaski and is open Monday Through Friday 8am until 4:30pm.