Wed., December 5, 2012 11:00am
The Georgia Department of Public Health says the flu is hitting the state harder and earlier than in previous years. They say the early arrival of the H3N2 flu could mean a severe flu season.
Mon., September 10, 2012 5:00am
Labor Day has barely passed, marking the unofficial end of summer. Yet public health officials and doctors’ offices are already pushing flu shots, telling patients it’s not too early to get vaccinated.
Fri., December 31, 2010 9:58am
Georgia is among four southern states -- and five nationwide -- showing widespread outbreaks of the flu. But officials say so far, this season’s vaccine is matching current flu strains.
Wed., November 24, 2010 2:02pm
Georgia is experiencing a moderate flu season. According to the Department of Community Health, there have been no deaths since flu season officially began in October and there are still vaccines available.
Fri., October 1, 2010 9:00am
Influenza season begins today. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging all people over six months of age to get vaccinated. This year’s vaccine is for three strains of the flu including H1N1.
Tue., September 8, 2009 4:27pm
To help combat the spread of the flu across the state, the Georgia Deptartm