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MedStar flu responses trending higher than last year

Posted Nov. 5, 2019

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MedStar will provide a vaccination clinic to groups of 10 or more.

In the earliest weeks of the 2019-20 influenza season, MedStar crews already are responding to more patients with flu-like illnesses compared to last year.

September calls were up by 22% over the previous year, and calls in October were up 35%.

The most active ZIP code was 76116, and patients in the age range 30-39 were most prevalent.

To help reverse this early trend, MedStar will take a mobile flu vaccination clinic to any location with a group of 10 or more people to be vaccinated. The program has provided flu shots to more than 400 people so far this season.

View flu prevention tips from the Tarrant County Public Health Department.

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