Use these tips to help reduce your chances of getting and spreading the flu virus.
Saturday, January 12
Patch reached out to Gwinnett Medical Center for their top tips on how to get through this intense flu season. Here's what Eve Early, Manager of Infection Control at Gwinnett Med, had to say: Do you have your own tips for surviving flu season? Tell us in the comments section below.
Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.
Flu season is coming early in parts of the United States: This time last year, flu cases were lower in nearby Norcross than they are now, according to estimates on Google's Flu Trends. (Gwinnett and Lilburn specific data is not available.) Overall in Georgia, activity is considered intense now, while it was considered moderate at this time in 2011, according to Flu Trends. Flu Trends is a Google tool that uses aggregated search data to estimate flu activity. If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some places in the Lilburn area that offer the vaccine: You can find more locations here or by typing in your ZIP Code above. According to this week's CDC Flu activity report, influenza levels are on the increase across the country. …