Flu Shot Less Effective This Year

MEDFORD, Ore. — Doctors and clinics in Southern Oregon received an advisory on Thursday. It is from the CDC and warns physicians that the flu vaccine is falling short of the predicted impact on influenza. 52 percent of flu samples were not a good match for the current vaccine, and this year’s strain, the H3N2, is especially bad. This … Continue reading »

Hospitals Still Offering Flu Shots

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hospitals are still offering flu shots for people who haven’t gotten them yet. On Saturday, La Clinica is welcoming people to drop in for their flu vaccination from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The vaccine is free to most insured patients, including members of the Oregon Health Plan. It costs $15 to … Continue reading »

Flu Shot Offered To Children On OHP

MEDFORD, Ore.– Health officials have reported the flu season came earlier than usual this year. Flu shots have been hard to come by in the Rogue Valley, so one organization is giving away flu vaccines for free to children who other wise may not be able to get one. Community Health Center in Medford is offering … Continue reading »