As a healthy adult, when you get a flu vaccine, you’re protecting more than yourself. You’re helping to limit the spread of disease to the most fragile members of our communities. Infants and young children are particularly susceptible to complications or even death from the flu virus. Children are two to three times more likely […]
Tavia Campbell is being honored as a Flu Hero for her sponsorship of the 2015-16 Nevada flu campaign by donating innovative wall clings for the Immunize Nevada flu campaign.
Melissa Shake is being honored as a Flu Hero for her leadership on the Immunize Nevada flu taskforce and her dedication to meeting the community need for flu protection by coordinating free flu vaccinations across southern Nevada through Walgreens national flu vaccine voucher program.
As part of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) December 6-12, the NIVDP is hosting local events across the U.S. to honor flu heroes and support flu vaccine efforts. Las Vegas has been chosen for one of their events, and we are honored and excited to be collaborating on a media press event, as well as […]
Karissa Loper got the flu when she was a college student, and shares how it impacted her and her friends.
When Erik Schoen made it through 2013 without getting the flu, he thought he was in the clear. He had seen co-workers, several high school students he chaperoned on a trip and even his own stepdaughter become ill, but he hadn’t felt any symptoms,despite being exposed to the flu virus numerous times. So, when 2014 […]
Reno, Nev. (November 4, 2015) – It may be common knowledge that the flu is a miserable experience – characterized by severe aches, chills, high fever, cough/runny nose and a desire to stay in bed until the illness has run its course. But what some may not realize is that the flu is also a […]
The flu can be a miserable experience – characterized by severe aches, chills, high fever, cough, runny nose and a desire to stay in bed until the illness has run its course. But did you know the flu can also be a miserable experience for businesses? Are you prepared if your workforce calls in sick? […]
The words, “get your flu shot” were easy ones for Sheri Jensen to ignore. The word “breathe!” coming from a frantic emergency room doctor is impossible for her to forget. Until a bout of flu threatened her life in 2009, Jensen paid little heed to the annual call for people to get immunized, even when it […]
Did you know that the flu virus can live on a hard surface — such as a door knob, keyboard, TV remote, telephone, pen, gym equipment, chip bowl, arm rest, gas pump, ATM, elevator button, etc. — for up to eight hours? Or that the flu virus can live on paper money for up to […]