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Influenza Vaccine Numbers are Up this Year

/ 97.3 The Eagle

Health officials say a lot more people have received a flu shot this year. Health officials have had to order more vaccines due to demand. Medical Health Officer Dr. Charmaine Enns says a few outbreaks of influenza have been reported at Island facilities. “On the North Island, and we have seen an outbreak in other Island facilities,” Enns states. “We certainly do know that influenza is out there even though we are not officially in flu season. It is starting to circulate.” You can get information on flu vaccination clinics in your area on the island health website.

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