Flu, Pneumonia and Allergies

Flu & pneumonia

Flu, Pneumonia and Allergies:

Being prepared when flu and allergy seasons arrive can help avoid danger. Because the flu often leads to pneumonia, know it: Flu, Pneumonia and Allergies has many resources here that are relevant for all three.

Flu News from NewsOK

Health department offers free shots as Oklahoma flu deaths hit record
Oklahoma marked two grim milestones this week: a record for seasonal flu deaths, and the first pediatric death from flu in the state this season. Read More
Oklahoma on track for record flu deaths this year, already has record hospitalizations
Since the flu season started in September, 129 people in Oklahoma have died and 3,000 have been hospitalized for complications of the flu. Read More
Drive-thru flu shot clinic offered Saturday in OKC
The local health department will offer free flu shots from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Remington Park in parking lot C-3. Read More
When should you stay home from work with a cold?
When you have a cold, you are a living, breathing viral transmission machine. Read More
Two Oklahoma County residents die of flu complications
Senior adults, children younger than 5, pregnant women and people with chronic conditions are at a higher risk of complications from the flu than the general population. Read More
Yukon elementary school closed Wednesday due to flu
Central Elementary School in the Yukon Schools district is closed Wednesday due to a flu outbreak. Read More
Bison Roundup Time at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve
Two cowboys, two trucks and several thousand pounds of 'candy': Welcome to the annual bison roundup at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve Read More
Health: Making economic sense (and cents) of flu shots
Health: Making economic sense (and cents) of flu shots Read More
OKC VA plans campus for homeless veterans, new treatment units
The VA in Oklahoma City is planning to build a new campus for homeless veterans and units for inpatient drug treatment and geriatric psychiatric patients as it expands mental health services. Read More