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Does Tamiflu really help relieve flu symptoms?

The latest report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) is that there have been 84 pediatric deaths related to the current flu season. If your child is diagnosed with the flu, can the medicine Tamiflu help ease their symptoms? Or are there more side effects from taking it? In her latest blog, Dr. Jaime Friedman breaks it all down for concerned parents.

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Free flu shots to be offered in San Marcos

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Free flu shots to be offered in San Marcos
Stay healthy during the Fall and Winter seasons

On Thursday, Oct. 22 from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm, the County of San Diego will be hosting a free flu shot clinic in San Marcos at the City’s Community Services Main Hall, 3 Civic Center Drive.

The flu clinic will have shots available for children six months and older and pregnant women. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends influenza “flu” immunizations for all individuals six months of age or older. Vaccinating those who care for infants younger than six months protects not only those individuals, but these young infants as well.

In addition to obtaining the vaccine, residents can take simple, everyday steps that prevent the spread of germs that cause respiratory illnesses. San Diego County Health and Human Services recommends washing hands often with soap and water; avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth; avoid close contact will individuals who are ill; and cleaning your workspace routinely.

Flu season in the U.S. typically occurs between December and May of each year.

For more information about seasonal flu, please visit www.cdc.gov/flu.

Free flu shots offered in San Marcos

Flu Season

On Thursday, Nov. 13, the County of San Diego will be hosting a free flu shot clinic in San Marcos from 11 am to 4 pm at the City’s Community Services Main Hall, 3 Civic Center Drive.

The flu clinic will also have shots available for children six months and older and pregnant women. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends influenza “flu” immunizations for all individuals six months of age or older. Vaccinating those who care for infants younger than six months protects not only those individuals, but these young infants as well.

In addition to obtaining the vaccine, residents can take simple, everyday steps that prevent the spread of germs causing respiratory illnesses. San Diego County Health and Human Services recommends washing hands often with soap and water; avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth; trying to avoid close contact will individuals who are ill; and cleaning your workspace routinely.

Flu season in the U.S. typically occurs between December and May of each year.

For more information about seasonal flu, please visit www.cdc.gov/flu.