flu Archive

  • Seasonal Flu : Key Facts about Influenza

    What is influenza (also called flu)? The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu […]

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  • Arkansas experiences high levels of flu activity in February

    During February influenza activity in the United States remained elevated. Arkansas was one of the twenty states experiencing a high level of activity. The states Influenza Like Illness or ILI activity levels are as follows…. *Twenty states (Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, […]

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  • Worried about the flu?

    Worried about the flu?

    I have to say I am a more concerned that someone in my family may catch the flu this year than in the past. I have stocked up on cans of chicken noodle soup, orange juice, cherry cough drops,and plenty of hand sanitizer. We have […]

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