South Georgia school closing due to flu

By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness News IRWIN CO., Ga. (WCTV) -- An elementary school in South Georgia is closing for two days after seeing an increase in sickness caused by the flu and other…

Health Department offers Fast-Track and FREE Flu Shots

Lowndes County Health Department: VALDOSTA – Lowndes County Health Department will begin offering FREE flu shots to uninsured adults in the Lowndes County community tomorrow, January 30, while supplies last. There will also be a “fast-track” in the health department…

US flu season off to an early start;…

NEW YORK (AP) — This year's flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug. Health officials say the flu vaccine seems well matched to…

Now is the Time to Vaccinate Against Flu

Georgia Department of Public Health: VALDOSTA – The holidays are just around the corner. They are usually filled with family gatherings and parties where people are within close proximity.  Don’t let the flu virus keep you…

Georgia > Canine Flu Spreading

ATLANTA -- The Canine Influenza has been spreading throughout the continental United States, including Georgia, so the American Veterinary Medical Association(AVMA) has some information and tips to help dog owners better understand the virus. “What…

Two Additional Flu-Related Deaths in South Georgia

VALDOSTA, GA - The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed two additional flu-related deaths in South Georgia, totaling three for the South Health District. Both of the deceased were young adults. So far in Georgia…

One Confirmed Flu-Related Death in South Georgia

VALDOSTA, GA - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed one flu-related death in South Georgia. This is the first confirmed flu-related death in South Georgia this flu season; however, there have been…