Is September The Time For Flu Shots?

[WCCO-TV, September 16, 2013] It seems a far cry from those dreary winter days when the flu bug is biting, but under September’s sunshine, the influenza season is on the minds of many as they walk down Nicollet Mall.

Karen Duerr was quick to point out Monday that she has already received her flu shot. “It was convenient,” she said. “I was at the doctor’s office, and I thought I’d get it done while I was there.”

She’s not alone. At Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, hundreds of health care workers were rolling up their sleeves and breathing in. Some got the vaccine in the form of a flu mist through their nose, while others opted for the more conventional shot in the upper arm.

Posted on September 17, 2013 in Featured on Home PageTV NewsWCCOWellness

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