Friday, December 14, 2012
Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.
Flu season is coming early in parts of the United States: This time last year, flu cases were lower in White Lake and Highland than they are now, according to data on Google's Flu Trends. (Specific data for the White Lake-Highland area is not available on Flu Trends.) Overall in Michigan, activity is considered high now, while it was low at this time in 2011, according to Flu Trends. If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some White Lake-Highland area locations that offer the vaccine: More locations According to this week's CDC Flu activity report, influenza levels are on the increase across the country. Five states – Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee – are reporting flu rates not normally seen until January, …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Want to ensure you stay healthy through Thanksgiving and the holidays? Get your flu shot Thursday at Milford High School in Highland.
Flu Shots will be available Thursday, Nov. 15, from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Milford High School in Highland Township. The shots will be given out by the Oakland County Health Division, and will cost $16. Milford High School is located at 2380 S. Milford Road, Highland. Both Medicare Part B and Medicaid are accepted. Residents can register online by clicking here. Online payment options include Visa, MasterCard, Medicare, Medicaid, the Vaccines for Children Program (VFC) and cash. Walk-ins are also welcome. Payment options for walk-ins are Medicare, Medicaid, VFC or cash. Credit cards, checks and money orders are not accepted. For more information visit www.oakgov.com/health, or call 1-800-848-5533.