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Ben Hill County Students can receive Flu Vaccine at School

Fitzgerald – Ben Hill County Health Department is part of a statewide initiative again this year to have more students vaccinated against seasonal influenza (flu) by partnering with the Ben […]

First Confirmed Flu-Related Death in Georgia

DPH is confirming the first flu-related death in Georgia this year. Flu activity is increasing statewide, along with the number of hospitalizations due to flu-related illness.

Flu Vaccination: Best Protection

While flu can vary from season to season, the single most effective way to prevent flu and its potentially serious complications is the flu vaccine.

Turner CHD Offering Flu Vaccine

Turner County Health Department is now offering flu vaccine to the general public.

Two Additional Flu-Related Deaths

DPH has confirmed two additional flu-related deaths in South Georgia, totaling three for the South Health District. Both of the deceased were young adults. So far in Georgia there have been 19 flu-related deaths this flu season.

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Flu-Related Death in South Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed one flu-related death in South Georgia.

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Make a date to vaccinate!

National Influenza (flu) Vaccination Week is December 8-14 and the Georgia Department of Public Health encourages Georgians to get their flu vaccine.