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Posted inHealth, Kenosha Lens, Local news

Wisconsin DHS reports first pediatric influenza-associated death of 2022-23 flu season

MADISON — Kenosha County has suffered its first mortality from pediatric influenza of the 2022-23 flu season. This was confirmed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Tuesday. To date, 30 pediatric influenza-associated deaths have been reported from across the nation, according to a press release. All Wisconsinites, especially children, are encouraged to get […]

Posted inHealth, Local news

DHS urges flu vaccination now, Wisconsin among 43 states with high case levels

MADISON – With influenza (flu) cases on the rise in Wisconsin and nationally, the state Department of Health Services (DHS) urges residents to get their flu vaccinations right away. The most recent data compiled by the DHS shows that Wisconsin is among 43 states reporting high levels of flu activity. Influenza (flu) is spreading throughout […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Health

‘Tis the season: COVID, flu vaccines recommended for everyone age 5+

Racine County residents can deck the halls with peals of healthy laughter this holiday season by making sure anyone in their household over the age of five receives both the flu and COVID-19 vaccinations. Vaccines can be stacked The flu, COVID, and other vaccinations can be given at the same time without outside side effects […]

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