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7 Benefits of Flu Vaccination

7 Benefits of Flu Vaccination

It may seem harmless to skip your flu shot each year, but the flu is nothing to mess with. While it may not be perfect, flu vaccination comes with many benefits. Flu vaccination can keep you from getting sick with flu. Flu vaccine prevents millions of illnesses and...

Vaccine waiver rates slightly rise in Michigan

Vaccine waiver rates slightly rise in Michigan

Vaccine waiver rates for school-age children have increased slightly in Michigan. Data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services shows the vaccine waiver rate climbed from 3.2 percent in 2016 to 3.6 percent in 2017, and the daycare waiver rate was 2.5...

Flu killed at least five children this fall

Flu killed at least five children this fall

At least five children have died from the flu this fall, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, as cases related to the deadly viral strain increase across the U.S. with flu season underway. Two children died in the second and third weeks of...

The HSS Feed: Keeping the kids healthy this fall

The HSS Feed: Keeping the kids healthy this fall

Thanks to Nina of The HSS Feed for sharing how her family stays healthy during back-to-school and winter months. Since school started up again, I think you could say we’ve gone a little overboard trying to keep everyone from getting sick. It never fails, the kids go...