Get your flu shot now, federal health officials are preaching

Local, state and federal health officials are preaching a unified message during National Influenza Vaccination Week: Get your flu shot now. “We’re stressing to people to come in for the vaccine,” Ron Barger, director of the Langlade County Health Department, said. “The season has arrived very early and there has been a dramatic increase in numbers.” According to State Health Officer Dr. Henry Anderson, so far there have been 113 laboratory-confirmed influenza cases reported in Wisconsin this season, compared with seven cases at this time last year. Full Story: Antigo Daily Journal

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