Flu Vaccine

(Diane McGowan, founder of the MARTIN Foundation, in yellow, testifies about the importance of flu shots.  A picture of her late son, Martin, is projected on the wall.   Photo by Jim Melwert)

In Montco, Pa. Lawmakers Shine Spotlight on Importance of Flu Vaccinations

“It was my decision not to get him vaccinated, and as a mom I will always live with that,” said Diane McGowan (in yellow), whose son Martin died after contracting influenza.

10/23/2014

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Can Employers Mandate Flu Shots?

With reports of the flu epidemic growing by the day, many employers are providing on-site flu shots. Some are requiring them. Can they?

02/10/2014

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Penn State Brandywine Campus Holds Free Flu Clinic

The Pennsylvania Department of Health in partnership with the Delaware County Council hosted a free flu clinic at the Penn State Brandywine Campus.

02/01/2014

(Flu shots are administered at a Philadelphia health clinic.   File photo by Steve Tawa)

Pennsylvania’s Flu Season Is Worst in Three Years

There are about 11,000 confirmed cases in Pennsylvania so far this season, and 22 deaths.

01/10/2013

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National Influenza Vaccination Week Kicks Off Sunday

National Influenza Vaccination Week starts Sunday and there are lots of places to get a vaccine locally.

12/01/2012

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Flu Shot Benefit May Spread Among Children

Researchers compared flu-related emergency room visits in Children’s Hospital in Boston to Montreal Children’s Hospital in Canada, where shot recommendations were not expanded to include more kids.

09/27/2011

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Area Suppliers Say Flu Vaccine Is Plentiful This Year

October is the traditional start of the flu season. Have you had your vaccination yet?

10/19/2010

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