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Drive-thru flu shot clinics for veterans set in Milwaukee, Union Grove

Veterans can receive flu shots quickly and easily at two upcoming drive-thru clinics hosted by the Milwaukee VA Medical Center: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Union Grove Clinic, 41425 Spring St.Saturday, Oct. 24, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Milwaukee VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Ave. No appointments are required. There is […]

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Flu Hits Young People Hard This Season: Cases In Wisconsin

Unlike most years, the 2019-20 flu season is hitting younger Americans especially hard, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention received reports of seven additional child deaths this week, bringing the total to 39 — more than double the number at this time last year. Approximately 44 percent of reported flu cases this season […]

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Washington, Michigan and Wisconsin See Flu Activity Gains

FROM WALGREENS NEWSROOM Walgreens Flu Index for week ending March 16, 2019 DEERFIELD, Ill., March 20, 2019 – The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranks those states and markets experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. Now in its fifth […]