Tag: flu

Flu activity elevated in Washington

Flu activity is “elevated” in Washington state, with 15 influenza deaths reported statewide. During the 2017-18 flu season, a total of 296 people died. A...

Flu claimed 49 lives in Pierce County during 2016-2017 flu season

Worst flu season in years offers reminder that flu vaccination is simple, important step Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department reported 49 flu-related deaths among Pierce County...

Getting a shot to save the world (from flu)

The second annual Back to School Flu Fun Run is upon us and participating children who sign a pledge to always remain healthy and get a flu shot every year will fly away with a flu-per hero outfit that includes a face mask and cape.