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Weekly Flu Report, December 13, 2013 Posted on Dec 13

The latest weekly flu report shows a slight decrease in the amount of flu-like illness in the state, when compared to last week. These types of slight weekly variations in flu rates shouldn’t distract from the overall fact that we can expect flu rates to climb   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, December 13, 2013

Weekly Flu Report, December 6, 2013 Posted on Dec 6

This week’s report shows that rates of flu-like illness have increased since last week, which is in keeping with how flu season typically tends to develop in this part of the country. We likely won’t see the season peak until we’re into February or even March,   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, December 6, 2013

La temporada de gripe ha llegado – ¡Vacúnese! Posted on Dec 2

La temporada de gripe está aquí y la mejor manera de protegerse contra la influenza es vacunándose.  Esto es cierto incluso si se vacunó el año pasado. Los expertos en salud de los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, por sus siglas   …Continue Reading La temporada de gripe ha llegado – ¡Vacúnese!

CDC Releases H1N1 Toolkit for Child Care Providers to Help Them Prepare Posted on Sep 5

CDC Releases H1N1 Toolkit for Child Care Providers to Help Them Prepare

Following up on its excellent guides for businesses and higher education, the CDC recently released new  guidance for child care providers to help them prepare for the upcoming flu season.   Child care providers, both center-based and home-based, are critically important partners in helping to   …Continue Reading CDC Releases H1N1 Toolkit for Child Care Providers to Help Them Prepare