California will hit the high flu category, first on the West Coast

California to hit high flu category, first on West Coast, CDC says “Everyone is strongly advised to get a flu shot as soon as possible” Updated: November 13, 2022 at 5:26 PM PST Hide transcript View transcript >> AGGRESSIVE SPREAD IN FLU ACROSS CALIFORNIA. CASE RATES GROW FROM LOW TO HIGH IN JUST TWO WEEKS, … Read more

Orange County, California, has declared a health emergency due to viral infections

Bryan Hofilena, a registered nurse, attaches a “Covid Patient” sticker to the body bag of a patient who died of the coronavirus at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. [AP Photo/Jae C. Hong] Orange County health officials declared a state of emergency on Nov. 1 due to the rapid … Read more

CDC paves way for California to require school COVID vaccines — but lawmakers give up for now | Education

Advisors at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted last week to recommend that all children receive the COVID-19 vaccine, a move that does not change California’s list of vaccines required for children to attend school. Adding the COVID-19 vaccine to CDC-recommended vaccines for children is not a mandate for states’ school attendance … Read more

CDC paves way for California to require school COVID vaccines — but lawmakers give up for now | Education

Advisors at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted last week to recommend that all children receive the COVID-19 vaccine, a move that does not change California’s list of vaccines required for children to attend school. Adding the COVID-19 vaccine to CDC-recommended vaccines for children is not a mandate for states’ school attendance … Read more

CDC paves way for California to require school COVID vaccines — but lawmakers give up for now | Education

Advisors at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted last week to recommend that all children receive the COVID-19 vaccine, a move that does not change California’s list of vaccines required for children to attend school. Adding the COVID-19 vaccine to CDC-recommended vaccines for children is not a mandate for states’ school attendance … Read more

Alabama flu numbers on the rise; Cullman numbers below the baseline | News

With only the first month of Alabama’s flu season—which runs from October to May, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH)—counties across most of the state are reporting spikes in cases of influenza-like illness (ILI), causing health experts to consider how should the public prepare for this year’s flu season. Seven of the … Read more