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Local News
4:41 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Kentucky Flu Activity 'Widespread,' Vaccinations Urged

The Kentucky Department for Public Health says flu activity across the commonwealth has increased to widespread, meaning there are outbreaks of the illness in at least half of the state’s regions.

State Epidemiologist Dr. Craig Humbaugh says the flu usually peaks from January through March.

"In fact, last year’s flu season was relatively late in coming, and this year’s flu season is starting early," he said.

Local News
8:30 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Health Department Taking Flu Shot Appointments

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Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control say they don’t anticipate any shortages of flu vaccine this year.

In Louisville, health department spokesman Dave Langdon says appointments are now being taken for flu shots administered at four community sites.

The department recommends a flu shot for everyone six months and older.

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