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Health office gets start on flu shots

 

September 13, 2018



Adult flu vaccines have arrived at Whitman County Public Health Offices ahead of the 2018-2019 flu season and they are now administering vaccinations in Colfax and Pullman, according to Community Health Nurse Deanna Claybaugh, LPN.

The department expects children’s vaccines will arrive near the end of September.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2017-2018 flu season was classified as high severity overall and high severity for each age group with record hospitalization rates and high numbers of influenza-associated pediatric deaths. Additionally,...



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