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Flu cases are showing up in all areas of the state.

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Flu shots are recommended for everyone over the age of 6 months and especially encouraged for children, the elderly, and pregnant women.

Welcome to the Flu Season

Jan 9, 2014

Flu activity in Illinois is considered widespread, meaning it's appeared in more than half of the state.  

Fighting the Flu with More Than Vaccines

Jan 28, 2013
Rich Egger

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past month, you are probably aware of the flu outbreak in the United States. Schools, offices and hospitals are all feeling the effects of the scourge. I know this well, as I work in a hospital which has been full for weeks. Even the nurses are calling in sick in record numbers.