flu

Flu Season is Upon Us Public health officials are gearing up for an early and potentially long flu season this year. Influenza is a serious illness that can cause severe complications, even in healthy people. Some groups are more at risk than others, including people 65 years of age or older, very young children, pregnant women and those with certain medical conditions. Influenza activity usually starts to increase in late fall and peaks during the winter. Because it takes about…

Full-time Fermilab employees may still register to receive a flu shot. Sign up is required on the ESH&Q website. Available slots are on Oct. 28, 8:30-12:30 and Oct. 29, 8:30-12:oo. Registration will be open until all slots are filled. The vaccine will be administered at the Fermilab Medical Office, Wilson Hall ground floor. Bring your badge and wear loose fitting clothing.