Doctors Warn Flu Season Not Over Yet

MEDFORD, Ore. — The number of people ending up in the hospital with the flu is going down across Oregon, but doctors warn that those numbers could jump up again before this flu season is over. According to the Oregon Health Authority, the number of flu hospitalizations across the state this week dropped significantly from … Continue reading »

First Flu Cases Confirmed

MEDFORD, Ore. — Providence Medical Center is reporting what appears to be the first confirmed flu cases of the season for Jackson County. There have been 35 total in the state. Jackson County health experts say the disease usually starts showing up in late January to early February. Each year, the flu vaccine is made … Continue reading »

Low Supply of Flu Vaccine

MEDFORD, Ore. — People who want to get a flu shot need to act soon. Many pharmacies across the Rogue Valley said they are running out of the vaccine and some are already out of the shots. West Main Pharmacy, Ashland Drug, Phoenix Pharmacy, Valley Immediate Care, Rite-Aid and Walgreens all reported being out of … Continue reading »

Oregon Sees Jump In Flu Cases

MEDFORD, Ore. – Oregon may have its earliest flu season in the last 10 years. Health officials say they have seen a jump in diagnosed flu cases, well above the average. Cases are up in this past week, and health officials are telling people to get vaccinated. To give you an idea at how quickly … Continue reading »