The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health advisory concerning the start of flu season.
According to a Feb. 1 press release, the CDC has received reports of severe influenza illness and is urging rapid antiviral treatment of very ill and high risk suspected flu patients without waiting for testing. The CDC advises clinicians to encourage all patients six months and older who have not yet received the flu shot to be vaccinated against influenza.
Several pharmacies and grocery stores in the Dacula and Buford area offer the flu vaccine. Enter your zip code in the widget below to find a location near you.
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