Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick
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Sunday, January 13
Flu season is here, with activity considered "widespread" in 47 of 50 states. New Jersey is seeing "intense" activity right now, while New York has declared a public health emergency after reported cases reached epidemic levels. If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some places locally that offer the vaccine: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers the following information:
The Monmouth County Health Department will offer flu shots to county residents at 22 different locations now through late October.
Monday, September 17, 2012
The Monmouth County Health Department is offering flu shots now through late October, it announced recently. “Generally speaking, anyone over six months of age can receive the seasonal inactivated influenza vaccine,” said Freeholder Director John P. Curley, liaison to the Health Department. “We strongly urge anyone at risk of flu-related complications to get the seasonal vaccine from the county Health Department or your health care provider.” At the clinics, Monmouth County residents will pay $25 for the seasonal influenza vaccine. The vaccines are free to seniors with Medicare Part B. Accepted insurance companies are Aetna, Humana, Medicare RR and United Mine Workers of America. The county Health Department does not accept or bill other …