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Munson Says COVID, RSV Cases In Children Are Rising

Munson Says COVID, RSV Cases In Children Are Rising

This story appeared in 9 & 10 News. Read more here.  “Just to compare where we were the last time we had our press conference, we had 46 positive cases of COVID patients admitted to our Munson Healthcare hospitals today were actually at 65, as of this morning, ”...

Macomb County opens three flu shot clinics

Macomb County opens three flu shot clinics

This story appeared in the Macomb Daily. Read more here.  The Macomb County Health Department has opened three flu immunization clinics in Macomb County, with indoor locations in Clinton Township and Warren, and a drive-thru location in Sterling Heights. All three...

Get your flu shot before the season begins

Get your flu shot before the season begins

This story appeared in The Manistee News. Read more here.  Michigan health officials expecting a heavier flu season than last year hope to vaccinate more than 40% of the population. Last flu season Michigan’s vaccination rate was about 34%, according to the Michigan...

Coronavirus, flu: What’s the difference?

Coronavirus, flu: What’s the difference?

This story appeared in WOOD TV. Read more here.  Flu season has arrived once again, and with the coronavirus pandemic still taking place, there’s some confusion about the difference between the two. Experts with Spectrum Health say ultimately, the symptoms aren’t very...

The importance of getting a flu vaccine

The importance of getting a flu vaccine

This story appeared in the Midland Daily News. Read more here.  Influenza is a contagious illness that can cause you to miss school, work or other important activities. In some cases, it can lead to serious complications, hospitalization or even death. As we head into...