One bartender said that about 20 people came in for the so-called flu shot by early evening on Monday.
Local clinics are seeing more traffic through their doors this January for flu shots.
Flu vaccines are available for $20 at community clinics throughout Oakland County this month.
The Wayne County Department of Public Health is hosting a $5 walk-in flu clinic for children and adults this Thursday.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control reports 47 states now have widespread flu outbreaks.
Beaumont epidemiologist Paula Keller told WWJ Newsradio 950’s Zahra Huber the disease is spread very easily through contact with sick people.
Michigan is beginning the new year with an unusually high number of flu cases and one flu death.
Flu season has begun and it’s time to prepare for flu shots for not only H1N1 but two other influenza strains.
Starting Monday, the Macomb County Health Department is offering seasonal flu vaccines at the county health centers in St. Clair Shores, Mount Clemens and Warren.
The University of Michigan Health System’s Michigan Visiting Nurses and health centers will once again offer flu vaccinations, the most reliable way to ward off the flu this season.