Flu

May 2, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late Friday issued recommendations for clinicians testing or treating patients for H5N1 bird flu.
Apr 29, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last night confirmed a case of H5N1 bird flu in someone exposed to infected poultry in Colorado.
Jan 25, 2022
Amid a resurgent COVID-19 and annual flu season, the AHA has released new resources that hospitals and health systems can use to encourage communities to stay healthy and protect themselves.
Jan 14, 2022
Flu vaccination protects children against serious flu illness, even when they are infected with a virus that has mutated from the one in the vaccine, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jan 11, 2022
“Flurona” is a term coined in late 2020 by the Israeli Outbreak Management Advisory Team to describe the potential for contracting the flu and COVID-19 simultaneously. People nationwide are testing positive for both the flu and COVID-19.
Jan 5, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services amended its declaration providing liability protection under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act to expand the category of “qualified persons” who are protected under the Act.
Dec 17, 2021
The AHA has released new resources that hospitals and health systems can use to encourage communities to stay healthy and protect themselves against the flu and COVID-19.
Dec 7, 2021
In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week, AHA is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on a series of resources encouraging families to take steps to protect themselves and their loved ones from seasonal flu and remind everyone that still needs to get…
Dec 7, 2021
Mixing facts and fun, Hillcrest Medical Center and the Tulsa Health Department are helping kids learn about preventing spread of the flu and COVID-19.