influenza

Flu Impact on Hospitals
Health officials around the region have reported widespread cases of influenza and the impact is reaching some health care organizations in the Twin Tiers.
Broome Flu Cases Rising
The number of Binghamton-area residents diagnosed with the flu is rising. Mari Yourdon of the Broome County Health Department says confirmed influenza cases started to increase around mid-December. Yourdon says the number of people with the flu more than doubled in the last reported week...
Flu fighters
The Broome County Health Department will hold a series of flu clinics for residents over the next several weeks. Department immunization nurse Sue Blythe says a clinic schedule will be released soon. Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program, Blythe said everyone one older than six months should be vaccinated so they'll be protected during the flu season...
Broome Flu Vaccine Supplies OK
Broome County health officials aren't worried about the supply of flu vaccine at the moment. Although demand for flu shots is high because of widespread influenza activity, supervising public health educator Diane O'Hora says the amount of vaccine locally appears to be adequate...