The flu season is off to a fast and brutal start in our region, and it's far worse than what health officials saw a year ago at this time.
The number of influenza cases are up, and Fraser Health is concerned emergency rooms will get plugged up.
OH hasn't reported any flu-associated pediatric deaths so far for this season. There have been no reported deaths in Sequoyah County.
"The patient census has been high the last three days, mostly with older patients who have flu and pneumonia", said Gene Vogelgesang, hospital spokesman.
Health reports state that all of the patients who died from the virus were over the age of 50. Rogers says it's happening at a rapid pace.
There's no requirement for reporting adult flu-associated deaths to public health agencies. This year, the illness has claimed nine lives already. Influenza is easily spread from person to person, and an infected person can spread the virus before they develop symptoms. "Don't go in to work".
Oklahoma County recorded 159 hospitalizations, while Tulsa County recorded 120 hospitalizations.
And Leslie Dougherty, health educator for La Salle County Health Department, said there's no reason to think La Salle County is bucking that trend. "We know that those are uncomfortable and inconvenient, but it's so important to protect those around and our staff". She said it is even more important if their baby is younger than six months and therefore, can not get vaccinated. Cases don't usually peak until later in January or February.
Flu shot or not, experts say, the classic hot water and soap on the regular is key.
Other precautions include washing hands often with soap and water; avoiding touching your eyes, nose and mouth; and avoiding contact with sick people. "We started going up the second week in December. We just have to be diligent".
Knox County Health Department is providing free flu vaccinations while supplies last at all three of its locations: the main location at 140 Dameron Avenue, West Clinic at 1028 Old Cedar Bluff Road, and Teague Clinic at 405 Dante Road.
On Sunday, the PA said it was recalling its envoy to the United States for consultations, in protest of USA actions. As an example, we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect .
Says Stephen Glover , " Atlanta has a lot going on and part of that is upward mobility of the people who live there". You might get your package stolen from your door. "It's an intense and desperate time".
Twelve people have been killed in demonstrations, with 10 of the deaths inflicted amid intensifying clashes on Sunday night. He said the "people of Iran are finally acting against the brutal and corrupt Iranian regime".
HP said the affected batteries have either been sold as part of the laptop package or separately as accessories. This mode will discharge the battery and prevent it from being recharged until the battery is replaced.
Charles, Missouri, is charged with terrorism attacks and other violence against railroad carriers and mass transportation systems. The car's license plate was traced to Wilson, who tried to turn himself in to police but would not say what he had done.
In the NY area, the Sears located in Hicksville, on Long Island, is expected to close, as well as one in Toms River, New Jersey. The new round of closures comes after Sears announced it would close 250 stores a year ago , including the Malone location.
The court filing stated that Ramamoorthy also admitted that he "unzipped the woman's trousers part-way and put his finger inside". He also said he unzipped her trousers and tried to digitally penetrate her but failed, according to the complaint.
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