Archive for Sunday, November 27, 2005

Health officials recommend flu shot

November 27, 2005


If you haven't received your flu shot, now is the time to get one, state and county health officials say.

Holiday gatherings will increase a person's contact with the flu. The flu season in Kansas usually peaks in the weeks after the holidays. That is because people travel and spend time in crowded places where conditions favor the spreading of flu.

By the end of this month more than 81 million doses of flu vaccine will have been distributed throughout the United States.


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