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PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help keep members healthy and flu-free this year, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) will offer coverage for the administration costs of the H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine when it becomes available.
ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- This flu season, an ounce of prevention can amount to big savings at the JEWEL-OSCO grocery checkout.
Flu Clinic Locator Available on www.flucliniclocator.org to Help People Find Local Seasonal Flu Vaccination Clinics and Stay Healthy WASHINGTON, Sept.
There is a need to educate pregnant women and their healthcare providers on the need of a seasonal influenza vaccine, U.S. health officials said.
A study released on Thursday said that swine flu is able to infect cells deeper in the lungs than seasonal flu, thus helping to boost the severity of the illness.
QUINCY, Mass., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than twenty years, Stop & Shop has provided seasonal flu shots as part of its Health & Wellness initiative in a continuing effort to best meet the needs of its customers during the cough and cold season .
New Influenza Vaccination Awareness PSA Educates Families about Ways to Not Get "Sidelined" From Seasonal Flu this Year ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families Fighting Flu (FFF) reminds parents today to get their children vaccinated against the seasonal flu.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart announced today that its annual walk-in flu clinics open tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 10, and will continue through October 30, 2009. Seasonal flu vaccinations will be available at the over 900 Kmart Pharmacy locations for $25 while supplies last.
According to an announcement by US researchers on Tuesday, the H1N1 virus seems to have a competitive advantage over other strains of seasonal flu, spreading more quickly and aggressively than standard varieties.
Seasonal flu shots begin Tuesday without appointment at MinuteClinics and select CVS/pharmacy stores, CVS Caremark officials in Rhode Island say. CVS Caremark officials say 100,000 free seasonal flu shots will be offered to the unemployed at flu clinics scheduled at One-Stop Career Center locations.
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