It’s Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is encouraging everyone six months and older who has not yet received the seasonal flu vaccine to get it this week as part of National Influenza Vaccination Week. “This year it is more important than ever...

Similarities and Differences between Flu and COVID-19

What is the difference between Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19? Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. COVID-19 is caused by infection with a new coronavirus (called SARS-CoV-2) and flu is caused...

SS Council Flu Preparedness Toolkit:

Flu Season: What to Know This Year CDC Fact Sheet Annually, influenza presents a substantial burden to the health of individuals across the United States. It is estimated that influenza results in 9.2 to 35.6 million illnesses, which lead to a significant number of...

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