flu vaccination week

Public Health: Influenza Vaccination Week

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) set up National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in 2005 to feature the significance of getting an influenza inoculation. The Coconino County Public Health Services District is urging everybody to get an influenza shot to help make sure against disease.

The quantity of affirmed influenza cases in Coconino County is somewhat higher than throughout the most recent five years from now on. A some of 671 flu cases have been accounted for statewide for the 2017-18 season through November 25, with 20 of those being occupants of Coconino County. The five-year normal for this point in influenza season is 102 cases for Arizona and 6.4 cases for Coconino County.

Detailed cases speak to just a little level of those in our groups who really have this season’s cold virus on the grounds that many people don’t look for treatment and testing.

Getting your influenza shot now can help shield you from sickness. The CDC prescribes a yearly influenza inoculation as the first and most critical advance in ensuring against influenza infections. It is firmly prescribed that everybody a half year old and over get an influenza shot every year.

 

Not withstanding getting an occasional influenza shot, great well being propensities will enable you to stay well. These basic activities can stop the spread of germs and help shield you and others from becoming ill:

Wash your hands regularly amid this season’s flu virus season.

Abstain from touching your eyes, nose or mouth.

Maintain a strategic distance from contact with people who are wiped out.

Cover your mouth with your upper sleeve or with a tissue when hacking or wheezing.

Try not to share eating utensils, mugs, and straws.

Remain home when you are wiped out.

Extra data on influenza inoculations is accessible at www.coconino.az.gov/wellbeing. Contact your medicinal services supplier or call the Coconino County Public Health Services District Clinic at 928-679-7222 or sans toll at 1-877-679-7272.

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