52 Weeks of Public Health: Encouraging Kyians to get flu shots during National Influenza Vaccination Week

Officials with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) are encouraging Kentuckians to get a flu vaccination during National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 3-9, to reduce the spread of illness this holiday season. “Getting a flu vaccine is an early holiday gift you can give to yourself and your family,” said Jeffrey Howard, M.D., acting commissioner of DPH. “During the holidays...

Flu vaccine is gift that keeps on giving; can help protect against flu’s spread, severity

State public health officials are encouraging Kentuckians to get a flu vaccination during National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 8-14, to reduce the spread of illness this holiday season.   “Getting a flu vaccine is an early holiday gift you can give to yourself and your family,” said Stephanie Mayfield, M.D., commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health. “Many people visit...