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{Give flu the boot - boots in motion}
 

On this Web page, we have pulled together some seasonal flu resources and created a toolkit that we hope you find useful.

Every year, thousands of people are hospitalized with the flu. Over a period of 31 seasons between 1976 and 2007, estimates of flu-associated deaths in the United States range from a low of about 3,000 to a high of about 49,000 people. Flu season typically runs from October through mid-May, peaking in February, and a flu shot is the best protection. Maximum protection occurs in about two weeks after the shot.

 

We are relying on your support to help GIVE FLU THE BOOT! in Tarrant County and beyond. We welcome your feedback.

 

For the latest information on influenza in Tarrant County, check out the Weekly Surveillance Summary, Influenza Season 2013-2014 in the Disease Control and Prevention/Tarrant County Influenza Surveillance section of this website.   

 

 

Seasonal flu information for:

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Where to get a flu shot

 

 

Links

 

Flu.gov

Tarrant County Influenza Surveillance

Texas Department of State Health Services

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Collin County flu

Dallas County flu

Denton County flu

CIDRAP

The Flu I.Q. - test your flu knowledge with this short, interactive quiz.

 

 

Flu in the News

 

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