Fall Ready – Flu Ready

The autumn season has arrived. While everyone is looking forward to beautiful foliage, bonfires and pumpkin spice everything, fall also brings with it flu season. During fall and winter months, people stay indoors more, passing illnesses more freely. According to the CDC, influenza is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes…

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Beating the Flu

It has been a very difficult flu season across the nation. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services, the 2017-18 influenza season has brought a total of 66,373 cases to the state of Missouri. Of these positive cases, 11,269 have been in individuals aged 65 and older. The aging population is also…