Southgate School Closed Over Flu Concerns

A Southgate school is closed Monday after the flu, or concerns about the flu, resulted in more than 180 students missing class

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2012

Mount Pleasant Schools Close After Illnesses

The Mount Pleasant School District has cancelled classes for the rest of the week after a suspected norovirus sickened about 200 students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012

Best Defense Against Flu Germs? Try Washing Your Hands

Are you trying to avoid getting sick with either a cold or the flu? One of your best methods of defense is actually something that you should be doing everyday anyway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2012

Getting a flu shot (credit: Getty Images)

U-M Expert Discusses New Flu Strain

A University of Michigan specialist says there is evidence a new flu strain is circulating, but it’s much like one we have seen before.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2011

Report: Current Flu Activity Is Low; Outlook For Vaccine Is Good

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the initial “FluView” report for the U.S. 2011–2012 flu season with the message that flu activity is currently low, making this the perfect time to get vaccinated.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

Getting a flu shot (credit: Getty Images)

Wayne County Offers Low-Cost Flu Shot Clinic

With the flu season upon us, the Wayne County Department of Public Health urges residents to get their annual flu vaccines at its Walk-in Family Flu Vaccination Clinic, 9 am to 3 pm, Saturday, Nov. 5.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011


Poll: One Out Of Three Adults Won’t Get Flu Shot

One out of three U.S. adults plan to skip their flu shot this year, according to an Opinion Research/Select Medical telephone poll.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Wayne County Offers Flu Shot Clinics For Residents

As a preventive health measure, the Wayne County Department of Public Health is offering flu shots for residents at its clinics in Wayne, Taylor and the Redford area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2011

U-M Researchers Find Clue To Why Some Get The Flu

University of Michigan researchers believe they have made a significant breakthrough in determining why some people get the flu and others don’t.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2011


Doctors: Don’t Ignore Your Immunizations

If you have a compromised immune system and are getting into the later years of life, it’s strongly recommended that immunization against influenza be obtained every fall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2011




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