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Health Officials Dealing with Worst Flu Outbreak in 10 Years

With tens of thousands of patients flocking to hospitals and at least 37 children dead, this year’s flu season is shaping up to be the worst in nearly a decade—and it’s not over yet. It appears that children returning to school after the winter holidays are sharing more than just their new toys. They’re driving…

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…For a Flu Shot

National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 3-9 “For people at high risk, getting the flu can be far more serious than for other people,” says Dr. Matthew CiRullo, family medicine physician. “Flu is more likely to lead to hospitalization or death for people in the high-risk groups, and their first line of defense is vaccination.”…

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National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 4-10

‘Tis the Season…for a Flu Shot It’s here…that time of year when holiday shopping is in full swing, children are eager to visit Santa Claus, travel plans are being made, and savvy folks are getting flu shots. Wait, what? You think, “Isn’t it too late in the season for a flu shot?” Not at all!…

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Eastern North Carolina Flu Season
Eastern NC is Experiencing a Flu Epidemic – Home Remedies

Eastern NC is experiencing a flu epidemic, so many of you may be feeling under the weather. Prescription antiviral drugs may ease symptoms of the flu when taken shortly after you get sick, but there are also several home remedies that can help as well.

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