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Maryland Health Officials Urging Residents To Get Flu Shot

October 24th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

It’s only October, and Marylanders are fighting the flu. The State Department of Health reported earlier this month that it is dealing with its first case of the season.  A single flu shot could save you weeks of misery, or even a trip to the hospital. That’s the message that Maryland health officials are sending, after Maryland’s first confirmed case of the flu this season. Allegany County Health Officer Jenelle Mayer tells WCBC News that while there are some people who don’t view a flu shot as effective; it’s always a good idea this time of year…


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