"With current widespread flu activity being reported in Kentucky, it is a still a good time to protect yourself and your family by getting a flu shot", said Dr. Jeffrey D. Howard, acting DPH commissioner.
A 47-year-old New Castle man died of the flu earlier this month.
Flu can be very contagious.
Fever, chills, congestion, cough, sore throat, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue are common symptoms of the influenza virus. The prescription drug Tamiflu can reduce symptoms and shorten the duration of your illness, but the effectiveness diminishes if treatment is not started within the first 48 hours. In most places, the shot should be available until January or February as the flu season can last months, sometimes even until May.
It is recommended that you cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
The government is to provide hepatitis A vaccines to infants starting next year, with about 200,000 children to benefit each year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
Concern that there's a link between autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and the vaccine preservative thimerosal has prevented some parents from getting their children vaccinated.
"The supply of Trivalent Influenza vaccine is expected this week and will be available for distribution on Friday 29th December, pending cold chain clearance". If symptoms become severe, the state health department recommends seeking medical care. But if you're still anxious, thimerosal-free flu vaccines are available for children and adults. Kentuckians are advised to call before arriving for a vaccination.
In some regions, cases had risen eight-fold by early December compared with previous year and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has noted a high number of cases in 12 states.
Wednesday, and that WCVE, the Richmond-based public television station, will broadcast the drawing of lots on its Facebook page. An image filed in court showed that the ballot had bubbles filled in beside both names, with a crossmark by Simonds.
To make passengers aware of the facilities and services, Western Railway officials will be on the trains until 29th December. The trains will run on the Borivali-Churchgate section of the Mumbai suburban line under Western Railway.
Some people used gift cards or took advantage of the post-holiday discounts to get themselves something nice, like Carmen Aleman. Clothing, home decorations and candles are among the Christmas gifts that get returned the most. "It stays busy after that".
One police officer, a 46-year-old man with 23 years of service, fired several rounds into a door jamb to distract Ross. An officer who was injured as police entered the apartment was taken to a nearby hospital and is in stable condition.
The men are said to be key leaders of the country's missile program, which has already led to many sanctions. China, which accounts for more than 90 percent of North Korea's trade, banned coal imports this year.
There's a 3,000mAh battery packed in, with support for fast charging, plus 32GB of storage as well as a microSD card slot. The battery capacities are 3,000mAh and 3,500mAh for the smaller and larger models respectively (matching the S8 duo).
Glacier Peak Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Discovery Communications during the fourth quarter worth $147,000. More interesting news about Discovery Communications, Inc . (NASDAQ: DISCA ) on Wednesday, February 22 to "Hold" rating .
Shane Duffy's availability after suspension will certainly come as a boost for the the Seagulls. "It's two hard home games". Their most recent clash was in March 1989, a 1-0 away win for Chelsea in Division Two thanks to Kevin Wilson's goal.
A Pennsylvania woman checked her electric bill earlier this month and found she owed more than $28 billion . Turned out, the Horomanski household didn't run up an electric bill greater than the GDP of most states.
After an incredible opening weekend with the collection of 114.93 crores, the movie has now recorded record-breaking first Monday. The highly awaited Jab Harry Met Sejal and Tubelight were supposed to bring in the big numbers but failed to work at BO.
Let' get bold (well sort of bold), for the Pittsburgh Steelers this week as they prepare to take on the Houston Texans . Yates: Through 25 minutes of play, he's completed as many passes to Texans receivers (one) as Steelers cornerbacks.
Pot use among pregnant women rising, study says
Teens and young adults reported a particularly high use of marijuana compared to women over 24. From 2009 to 2016, marijuana use among moms-to-be jumped from 4.2% to 7.1%, the study said.
Ranbir and Taimur look adorable during Christmas brunch
Days after Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi's birthday pictures left us asking for more, the little one is leaving us in awe again. Christmas day has always been special for the Kapoor family. "She captioned the picture, "#christmaslunch #family".
Liverpool 5, Swansea City 0: Man of the Match
After their decent start, Swansea offered nothing in the second half, leaving interim boss Leon Britton with plenty to ponder. Liverpool will be looking to return to winning ways tonight when they take on an out-of-form Swansea City .
Christmas Eve plane crash kills 5 in Florida
The Republican ran for state representative in 2014, but lost in the primary to Colleen Burton, who still holds the office. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Carrie Horstman said Shannon had filed a flight plan to fly Sunday from Bartow to Key West.
Christmas Eve celebrated across Turkey
Chief Minister Mehbooba took to twitter and greeted people on the eve of Christmas . "#MerryChristmas to all of you". The churches in the city were all decked up and festive mood prevailed in the houses of the Christian community.
Kansas City sees its first snow of the winter
Bridges and overpasses were slick in spots but the recent warm weather limited the affects on road surfaces. With winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour , visibility may be reduced in the more robust snow showers.
'We say Christmas again very proudly'
He offered encouragement when a caller from Virginia wanted to find building blocks under the Christmas tree. She also wished a "very Merry Christmas Eve" to her followers. 'What a job you've done'.