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CDC Health Update: 2019 Novel Coronavirus

There is an outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan, China caused by a new type of coronavirus. No cases have been reported in the US, but travelers to Wuhan should exercise caution. If you have been in Wuhan within the past 2 weeks and develop a fever, cough, or have difficulty breathing, seek medical care right away. Tell the medical providers your symptoms and that you were in Wuhan.

More information from the CDC: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/watch/novel-coronavirus-china

Information for Healthcare Professionals: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/guidance-hcp.html

To sign up for Health Alert Notifications from the CDC: https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/updates.asp

Free Flu Shots September 9, 2017

Free Flu Shots
Saturday, September 9, 2017
10:00am – 12:00pm
Jefferson High School Auxiliary Gym

As part of a regional threat preparedness exercise, your local health department will be offering free flu vaccines at the above time and place – check back for more clinic dates and times as we get closer to flu season . The vaccines at this walk-in clinic are for adults and children 36 months and older. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The Center for Disease Control recommends that everyone 6 months or older gets a yearly flu vaccine before the end of October. Protect yourself and the ones you love – don’t wait, vaccinate!

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