United Against the Flu

Sep 25, 2020
The fourth in the series featured Dr. Estes joined by Dr. David W. Zaas, CEO of MUSC Health - Charleston Division and Chief Clinical Officer for MUSC Health, to discuss COVID-19’s impact on health trends and services in South Carolina. This episode was recorded on September 24, 2020.
Sep 14, 2020
Flu season soon will be upon us. And this year, it will take place in the middle of our ongoing battle against COVID-19.
Oct 14, 2019
“Get vaccinated” is a message everyone should hear, and hospitals and health systems are the ideal partners to spread it.
Dec 6, 2018
In an AHA video released today for National Influenza Vaccination Week, AHA Chair Nancy Howell Agee, president and CEO of Carilion Clinic, debunks some common flu shot misconceptions.
Oct 12, 2018
Flu season is just getting started. The responsibility to keep our patients healthy lies in the hands of every member of our hospital and health system family.
Mar 9, 2018
The flu hospitalization rate rose last week to 86.3 per 100,000 people, although outpatient visits for flu-like illness peaked in early February and are on the decline.
Jan 29, 2018
Before we can help others, hospital workers must be healthy themselves—which is why hospitals monitor for sick health care workers and adhere to hand hygiene practices and droplet precautions.  
Nov 8, 2017
Millions of Americans soon will be giving thanks and celebrating Thanksgiving with their friends and loved ones. America’s hospitals also are preparing, but for a different reason. Flu season is upon us.