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Flu season is back and experts fear a twindemic; don’t wait to get the flu vaccine

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 a major issue at the same time ... MORE
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Can the flu shot protect people from COVID-19? It seems to help with symptoms

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 months before coming down with COVID-19. Evidence ... MORE
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VA’s will be offering flu and COVID vaccine clinics during Sept. and Oct.

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 VA will hold flu shot clinics in ... MORE
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Flu clinics available in the Finger Lakes Region through September and October

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 following details cover each clinic: Sept. 22, ... MORE
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Pfizer, BioNTech testing mRNA flu vaccine using COVID-19 as guide

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 that five million people around the world ... MORE
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DEBRIEF: Why is it important to get flu shot during Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

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 as Finger Lakes Medical Associates, which has ... MORE