Winter is coming. We would already be preparing to battle the common cold and flu season during a "normal" year, but this year we have the added concern of COVID-19. What can do we do to help boost our immunity this winter?
The health department just got a huge chunk of money from the federal government to support North Carolina's opioid response. These funds are critical to support North Carolinians whose mental health has worsened during the pandemic.
Up until July, two vaccines were available to prevent shingles. Now we are down to one option that studies show is upwards of 90% effective against the debilitating and painful disease.
Yet access and availability has been a problem. Do you know where you can get the vaccine?
Some years, getting a shot can feel like one more task on an endless to-do list. But getting a flu shot could have a big impact on your health and the health of those around you.
Here are five reasons you should consider getting a flu shot this season.