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Have You Had Your Flu Shot Yet? Posted on Oct 12

Have You Had Your Flu Shot Yet?

Flu season is here and it’s time to get your flu shot! Massachusetts public health officials are recommending that everyone take steps to prevent the spread of flu by getting vaccinated now. “Last year’s flu season was among the most severe on record and getting   …Continue Reading Have You Had Your Flu Shot Yet?

Weekly Flu Report, October 12, 2018 Posted on Oct 12

Weekly Flu Report, October 12, 2018

Welcome to the first weekly flu report of the 2018-2019 flu season. Each week between now and the end of May, we’ll post the latest data on the spread of flu in Massachusetts. This week’s report shows that rates of flu-like illness in the state   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, October 12, 2018

Weekly Flu Report, May 25, 2018 Posted on May 24

Rates of flu-like illness continued to decrease over the past seven days, according to the latest (and last) weekly flu report of the 2017-2018 flu season. Weekly flu reports for the 2018-2019 flu season will begin in the autumn. Until then, happy summer!

Weekly Flu Report, May 18, 2018 Posted on May 18

The latest weekly flu report indicates that rates of flu-like illness decreased over the past seven days. You can view the report here.

Weekly Flu Report, May 11, 2018 Posted on May 11

Rates of flu-like illness ticked slightly upward in the past seven days as compared to the previous week, according to the latest weekly flu report. You can view the report here.

Weekly Flu Report, May 4, 2018 Posted on May 4

Rates of flu-like illness ticked slightly downward in the past seven days, as compared to the previous week, according to the latest weekly flu report. You can view the report.

Weekly Flu Report, April 27, 2018 Posted on Apr 27

Rates of flu-like illness ticked slightly downward in the past seven days, as compared to the previous week, according to the latest weekly flu report. You can view the report.

Weekly Flu Report, April 20, 2018 Posted on Apr 20

Rates of flu-like illness rose slightly over the past seven days, according to the latest weekly flu report. There is still flu vaccine available if you have not gotten a flu shot. Call your healthcare provider or visit https://vaccinefinder.org which offers listings for local boards of health   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, April 20, 2018

Weekly Flu Report, April 13, 2018 Posted on Apr 13

The latest weekly flu report indicates that rates of flu-like illness increased slightly over the past seven days. We can expect flu to continue to circulate in our communities even well into spring, and there is still flu vaccine available if you have not gotten   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, April 13, 2018

Weekly Flu Report, April 6, 2018 Posted on Apr 6

Rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts increased slightly in the past seven days, according to the latest weekly flu report. Flu vaccine continues to be available – call your health care provider or visit https://vaccinefinder.org which offers listings for local boards of health and pharmacies that currently   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, April 6, 2018