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Tennessee Department of Health says Ensure your Family is Fully Immunized

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – As children head into a new school year, make sure vaccination is at the top of your checklist!

During National Immunization Awareness Month this August, the Tennessee Department of Health encourages parents and caregivers to talk with your doctor, nurse or other health care professional to ensure everyone in your family is up to date on recommended vaccines.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month.

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FDA Authorizes Additional COVID-19 Combination Diagnostic Test Ahead of Flu Season

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) further assisted health care providers around the country prepare for the upcoming flu season during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic by issuing an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the third diagnostic test for detection and differentiation of the viruses that cause flu and COVID-19 in individuals suspected of COVID-19 Coronavirus by their healthcare provider to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Roxy Regional Theatre announces opening of “The Fantasticks” postponed Due to Illness

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre reports that this Friday’s 8:00pm opening of “The Fantasticks” has been postponed until next week, due to illness. Our lead actress has tested positive for the flu, and the extra time needed for her rest and recovery has made it impossible for the Roxy to hold rehearsals. (At this time, “Martini Night” is still scheduled to go on as planned.)

Ticket holders are being contacted by the Roxy Regional Theatre regarding exchanges or refunds.

"The Fantasticks" opens at the Roxy Regional Theatre, February 20th.

“The Fantasticks” opens at the Roxy Regional Theatre, February 20th.

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Tennessee Department of Health announces County Health Departments offering Free Flu Vaccination

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The flu vaccine is now being offered at no charge to patients at Tennessee’s county health department clinics as long as supplies last. Seasonal influenza is now widespread across Tennessee, but it’s not too late to get a flu shot!

‘’I urge anyone who has not received a flu shot this flu season to get one as soon as possible,’’ said Tennessee Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP.

It’s Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot.

It’s Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot.

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Free Flu Vaccinations to be offered by Montgomery County Health Department, Tuesday

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – As part of the Tennessee Department of Health’s “FightFluTN”,  the Montgomery County Health Department will offer flu vaccines at no charge to the community during a special drive-through vaccination event this coming Tuesday, November 19th, 2019.

The drive-through clinic will be at Austin Peay State University (APSU) Parking Lot 30 at the corner of Fourth Street and Main street in Downtown Clarksville.

The drive-through clinic will be at Austin Peay State University (APSU) Parking Lot 30 at the corner of Fourth Street and Main street in Downtown Clarksville.

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Montgomery County Health Department to offer Free Flu Vaccines, November 19th

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019, the Montgomery County Health Department is offering flu vaccines at no charge to the community during a special drive-through “FightFluTN” vaccination event.

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Nation’s Top Health Organizations Band Together to Urge Patients to Get Flu Vaccinations to Prevent Serious Health Risks

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – For the first time, the American Lung Association, the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and the American Heart Association (AHA) have come together to raise an important alert about the dangers of influenza (flu) for people with chronic health conditions, including diabetes, heart disease and lung diseases such as asthma and COPD.

People are urged to get Flu Vaccination this year. (American Heart Association)

People are urged to get Flu Vaccination this year. (American Heart Association)

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APSU Women’s Tennis has Two Players win their flights at University of Central Arkansas Fall Classic

 

APSU Women's TennisConway, AR – After a hot start at the University of Central Arkansas Fall Classic, Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team capped off their weekend with an exclamation mark, with Danielle Morris and Sarah Heckel each taking home a singles title.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis sophomore Danielle Morris wins her flight at University of Central Arkansas Fall Classic, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis sophomore Danielle Morris wins her flight at University of Central Arkansas Fall Classic, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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BACH says Vaccine, Healthy Habits can help prevent Flu this season

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Flu season is here but there are measures individuals can take to reduce the risk of getting sick. “The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get an annual flu vaccination,” said Maj. Simone Edwards, chief of public health nursing at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH).

“The flu vaccine can reduce an individual’s chance of getting the flu or reduce the severity because the vaccine prompts the body into creating antibodies that will fight off the virus,” Edwards stated.

An annual vaccination and healthy habits can help prevent flu this season.  (Maria Yager, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital(BACH))

An annual vaccination and healthy habits can help prevent flu this season. (Maria Yager, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital(BACH))

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Tennessee Department of Health Free Flu Shot Events Planned Statewide December 5th to “FightFluTN”

 

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Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Health says Get a flu shot! Tennessee’s county health departments are holding special “FightFluTN” events December 5th, 2018 to provide flu shots at no charge to increase the number of people vaccinated in Tennessee.

The Tennessee Department of Health urges all Tennesseans who have not yet received a flu shot this flu season to get one as soon as possible, as seasonal influenza is spreading across the state.

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