“Being a healthy adult is directly tied to being physically active and eating nutritiously,” says William Grow, MD, FACP, district health director.
January 04, 2019 8:24 AM
If you have not gotten your flu vaccine for the 2018-2019 flu season, do not delay any longer. Flu activity is higher today than it was at this point last year which was classified as a high severity season across all age groups by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
November 28, 2018 12:29 PM
Last year Georgia experienced one of the worst flu seasons in recent history. Don’t fall victim to the flu this year, vaccinate before it’s too late. National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is Dec. 2-8, and DPH encourages all Georgians 6 months of age and older to get a yearly flu vaccine.
November 19, 2018 1:34 PM
October 16, 2018 3:18 PM
During Georgia’s last flu season, five children died and hundreds were hospitalized. It was the worst flu season in the state on record. Nationally, 177 children died from flu- associated complications, and 80 percent were not appropriately vaccinated against the flu for their age.
October 12, 2018 11:53 AM
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October 04, 2018 12:56 PM
To be prepared for this flu season, CDC recommends getting your vaccine by the end of October. Once you have received your flu vaccine, it takes approximately two weeks for antibodies to develop in your body. Therefore, you should get the vaccine before the flu virus begins spreading around you.