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Del. Officials Announce State’s Second Flu Death

Officials say a 79-year-old Sussex County woman died from the flu.

01/16/2013

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Several Local Counties Offer Free Flu Shots Starting Today

The widespread flu activity has some counties adding free vaccination clinics for its residents.

01/16/2013

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Health: Latest Flu Information Released, New App Helps People Avoid Sick People

Pennsylvania just released new flu numbers. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has them and more on a new high tech way to fight the virus.

01/15/2013

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Delaware Confirms First Flu Fatality Of 2012-13 Season

The victim is a reportedly a two-month-old baby from New Castle County.

01/15/2013

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HEALTH: Flu Vaccine Clinics Expand Throughout Our Area

The flu emergency continues to grow across the country and in our area. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has an update.

01/14/2013

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Camden County Officials Schedule Additional Influenza Clinics

Due to the early and aggressive onset of the flu, Camden County officials have created additional influenza immunization clinics that will open within the next few days.

01/14/2013

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Area Health Care Workers Encouraged To Get Flu Shot

The Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania along with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have a campaign underway encouraging health care workers to get their flu shots.

01/13/2013

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Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To Get Flu Vaccine

Health Commissioner Donald Schwarz says we’re in the midst of an influenza epidemic, but it’s “not that unusual.”

01/11/2013

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Chester County To Host Flu Vaccine Clinic On Monday, Jan. 14

If you live in Chester County and haven’t received a flu shot, now is your chance.

01/11/2013

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Flu Continues To Spread Throughout Area Hospitals

This flu season the Pennsylvania Health Department reports 22 flu-related deaths, New Jersey reports two children have died and in Delaware the flu is now considered widespread.

01/10/2013

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Facebook App Helps Users Determine Who To Blame For That Nasty Flu Bug

First, it was dog shaming. Now, there’s an app that allows for sick shaming.

01/10/2013

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Lehigh Valley Hospital Takes Unique Approach In Flu Prevention

Flu season is upon us and this year it’s not something to be taken lightly.

01/08/2013

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Health: Flu Cases Continue To Rise Dramatically In Our Area, Earlier Than Past Seasons

New numbers show what many of you already know. The flu is ramping up earlier than usual. More than three thousand new cases in Pennsylvania in just a week, and there have been six deaths so far, including two in Philadelphia.

01/04/2013

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Health: Know The Difference Between The Flu & A Cold

Illness can strike quickly, and symptoms can be confusing to sort out. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here to break it down.

01/03/2012

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With Flu Season Just Around The Corner, Some Tips To Keep You Healthy

The dip in temperatures recently was a wakeup call for some people, reminding them that flu season is right around the corner.

09/23/2011

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