Cuomo order allows pharmacists to give flu shots to children


Andrew Cuomo delivers his 2018 executive state budget proposal in Albany last week.

Over the past week, 7,779 laboratory confirmed influenza cases were reported in NY state, and 1,759 New Yorkers have been hospitalized with confirmed influenza.

The county with the highest number of confirmed flu cases reported so far this season was Brooklyn with 1,627 cases. Those over the age of 65 years will receive the seasonal flu vaccine free of charge.

The CDC recommends that anyone who thinks they may have the flu or is experiencing flu-like symptoms should be treated with the antiviral drug.

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Good hand washing, using an alcohol-based hand wash and frequently washing items used by someone who is sick can help to prevent the flu from spreading. "Building on the actions taken last week, the Department of Health will be launching an aggressive flu prevention and awareness campaign, providing text alerts on where to get the vaccine, monitoring health care facility capacity, and coordinating flu response activities with local health departments, provider associations, pharmacies, and healthcare facilities", New York State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker said.

Young children, pregnant women, people older than 65 and people with certain chronic medical issues are the most at risk of contracting the flu.

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