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COVID-19 and the flu suggest a dangerous winter

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COVID-19 shutdowns in 2019-2020 stifled the spread of the flu last year. There are several factors that suggest this winter will be more severe. The COVID shutdowns led to less travel, working from home, remote ... more
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Flu season is back and experts fear a twindemic; don’t wait to get the flu vaccine

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Officials are urging people to get their flu shot more this year compared to years prior, especially to avoid the possibility of a twindemic. A twindemic would happen when the flu and COVID-19 both become ... more
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Can the flu shot protect people from COVID-19? It seems to help with symptoms

SAFETY MOMENT: Preventing flu at work a must
A new study discovered that some people who contracted COVID after getting their flu vaccination experienced less severe symptoms from the virus. 37,000 people were studied that got their flu shot two weeks to six ... more
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VA’s will be offering flu and COVID vaccine clinics during Sept. and Oct.

Second COVID-19 booster now available to many New Yorkers
The VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System will be providing both COVID and flu vaccines as flu season approaches. Both the Calkins Road VA Clinic and the Canandaigua VA are holding walk-in flu clinics. The Canandaigua ... more
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Flu clinics available in the Finger Lakes Region through September and October

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FF Thompson will offer several flu shot clinics through September and October. Shots can be given to individuals ages 9 and older and high-dose flu vaccines are available for people ages 65 and older. The ... more
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Pfizer, BioNTech testing mRNA flu vaccine using COVID-19 as guide

SAFETY MOMENT: Preventing flu at work a must
Flu season is approaching in the U.S. and that has health officials across the board worried. Not only because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Delta and Mu variants, and possibility of having a twin-demic, but ... more
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DEBRIEF: Why is it important to get flu shot during Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

DEBRIEF: https://www.fingerlakes1.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/debrief-https-www-rochesterregional-org-media-flu-cases-2020-pnghttps-www-rochesterregional-org-media-flu-cases-2020-pngc-podcast-200x150.png
Dr. Steven Schulz says getting a flu shot is even more important this year, than it has been in the past. He's the Pediatric Medical Director for Rochester Regional Health's Monroe County practices, as well ... more
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