Tag: flu season

Don’t let the flu get you, get your flu shot now

Don’t let the flu get you, get your flu shot now

| January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Did you get your flu shot? If not, it isn’t too late. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu season peaks between the months of December and February.

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Vaccination is the best defense against the flu

Vaccination is the best defense against the flu

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The recent Influenza Awareness Week, Dec. 2-8 educates military personnel about the potential impacts of influenza, or the flu, on the Department of Defense mission and Force Health Protection Readiness.

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Here are the facts about the flu

Here are the facts about the flu

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

We are rapidly approaching the holiday season, and carving pumpkins turns into carving turkeys and decking the halls, we all need to be reminded and aware of the uninvited guest: Influenza.

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Say ‘shoo’ to the flu with TRICARE

Say ‘shoo’ to the flu with TRICARE

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The best way to keep the flu at bay is prevention. Make sure you and your family members use your TRICARE benefit and get a flu shot.

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Say ‘Shoo’ to the flu with TRICARE

Say ‘Shoo’ to the flu with TRICARE

| October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The best way to keep the flu at bay is prevention. Make sure you and your family members use your TRICARE benefit and get a flu shot.

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Tripler kicks off the annual flu vaccination campaign

Tripler kicks off the annual flu vaccination campaign

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Getting a flu vaccine annually is the best way to protect service members and their families against this contagious respiratory illness that has the potential to impact the Department of Defense’s force readiness and mission.

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News Briefs: Oct. 21

News Briefs: Oct. 21

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Send official announcements for Soldiers and civilians to editor@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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During flu season, do not get sick or stuck

During flu season, do not get sick or stuck

| October 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The flu is a serious disease that has the potential to spread quickly and easily. Getting the flu shot doesn’t mean you can’t get the flu, but most years, it lowers your chance of getting the flu up to 60 percent.

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Immunizations offer protection for all life stage

Immunizations offer protection for all life stage

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

August is Immunization Awareness Month and a great time to find out which vaccines you and yours need to be protected at different ages and stages in life.

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Army readies 1.6 million seasonal flu shots

Army readies 1.6 million seasonal flu shots

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Army estimates it will use about 1.6 million doses of the injectable influenza vaccine (i.e., the flu shot) this upcoming flu season to keep both active duty and reserve Soldiers, civilian staff and family members healthy.

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