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  • Confirmed flu cases in Interior Health Authority up from last year

    An early start to this year’s flu season is one of many factors contributing to a significant increase in confirmed influenza cases in the Interior Health Authority.
  • Cold or flu? Which do you have?

    We have all dragged to work feeling wiped and achy; nose dripping and sneezing, much to the chagrin of our co-workers; and you regret coming in to the office.
    You head home to curl up in bed, but are you just fighting a seasonal cold, or have you been hit by the dreaded flu? Chances are you have a cold, but it can be difficult to distinguish the difference. Each has similar symptoms and both are contagious.
    While colds and flu can look alike, there are several differences
  • Free flu shots available for at-risk groups in Thompson-Okanagan

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - Flu season is back, and the Interior Health Authority is reminding all at-risk individuals to protect themselves and others by getting the free vaccine.
  • Flu shot season in the Southern Interior

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - With the peak of flu season just a few weeks away, Health Canada has started its yearly vaccination program.
  • This year's flu vaccine to target relatively vicious strain

    KELOWNA – If you feel like this fall has already been worse than others for getting a cold or the flu, Interior Health has some bad news for you.
  • Health authority hard hit by influenza last season

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - The Southern Interior was hard hit by influenza last season with a jump in confirmed cases and deaths.
  • IH secures enough flu vaccine to open postponed clinics

    OKANAGAN - Some flu clinics postponed last week have been rescheduled now that Interior Health has secured enough vaccine.

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