Public health officials are debating whether the flu is peaking early this season or whether this may be a deadlier season than normal. County, state and federal officials still say the best way to avoid the flu is getting vaccinated. Here are some helpful places to go for information on where to get a flu shot and flu prevention and tips for caring for a sick loved one.
Find a flu shot near you:
The California Department of Public Health's weekly flu report is updated every Friday:
California Department of Public Health flu releases:
Federal government on caring for someone sick at home:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s flu quiz:
Sacramento County’s Flu Immunization Assistance Program:
(916)875-SHOT / 875-7468
Free flu shots:
Yolo County Health Department, Saturday, Jan. 25, from 10 to 2 p.m. at Lee Middle School, 520 West Street in Woodland
Call The Bee’s Cynthia H. Craft, (916) 321-1270.