The three Montclair CVS Pharmacies are still offering vaccine while supplies last.
Thursday, January 24
The past week has been no kinder to New Jersey residents suffering from the sniffles, cough and chills of the flu, state officials say, and has led to the death of a fourth state resident, according to an NJ.com report. A 12-year-old Bergen County girl died earlier this month, Dawn Thomas, a state Health Department spokeswoman said. The current flu season continues to be one of the worst flu seasons in recent history, state Health Department officials say. But there is help out there for Montclair residents who want to protect themselves by getting a flu shot. The state Department of Health has added a Find a Flu Shot Locator to its website. Call ahead to make sure supplies haven't run out first. Montclair Pharmacies Offering the Flu …
Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
- John Ness
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Flu season is coming early in parts of the United States: This time last year, flu cases were lower in Montclair than they are now, according to data on Google's Flu Trends. (Montclair-specific data is not available on Flu Trends.) Overall in New Jersey, activity is considered high now, while it was considered moderate at this time in 2011, according to Flu Trends. If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some places in Montclair that offer the vaccine (besides your own doctor, of course): According to this week's CDC Flu activity report, influenza levels are on the increase across the country. Five states – Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee – are reporting flu rates not normally seen until January, according …