There is a push to get the flu shot, as flu season gets underway.
The number of flu deaths are now up to 4 in Connecticut this flu season.
A total of six people have died from the flu in Connecticut so far this flu season.
Two more people have died from the flu in Connecticut this week, bringing the total number of deaths in the state for the season to 66.
Eight people have now died from the flu in Connecticut this season, according to the Department of Public Health.
Flu season is coming to a close, but most states, including Connecticut, are still seeing an unusually high number of people getting the virus.
It’s time to call your pediatrician. All children should get a flu shot as soon as it becomes available this season, preferably before the end of October, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends in a policy statement published Monday. It also emphasizes that the shot is preferred over the nasal mist.
October means flu season. So, health departments across the state are ramping up their flu shot clinics.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health is reporting the first death from the flu this season in the state.
One of the deadliest flu seasons is not over yet.