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.
Health Commissioner Donald Schwarz says we’re in the midst of an influenza epidemic, but it’s “not that unusual.”
If you live in Chester County and haven’t received a flu shot, now is your chance.
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.
First, it was dog shaming. Now, there’s an app that allows for sick shaming.
Flu season is upon us and this year it’s not something to be taken lightly.
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.
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.
The dip in temperatures recently was a wakeup call for some people, reminding them that flu season is right around the corner.
Health officials are investigating a new strain of influenza that has sickened a Pennsylvania child.
Researchers looked at a Pennsylvania school to observe how the H1N1 virus was spread, and what they found is that boys have a tendency to spread the virus to other boys, as opposed to girls.
A young Burlington County girl has died from complications of the flu virus, according to officials at the B. Bernice Young Elementary School.
Today is Global Handwashing Day and a recent study shows that, while most americans say they wash their hands, they really don’t.