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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes First COVID-19, Flu Combination Test for use with home-collected samples

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the first diagnostic test for at home collection of patient samples to detect both COVID-19 Coronavirus and influenza A and B (flu).

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to hold drive-up Flu Vaccination on Fort Campbell

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – On November 18th and 19th, 2020, Military healthcare beneficiaries age six months and older can receive a no-cost influenza vaccination at a drive-up clinic on Fort Campbell Kentucky.

The drive-up clinic, operated by Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel, is located at Building 7141, the Shadow Logistics and Repair Facility on Black Sheep Run between B Avenue and C Avenue. It is across from Hangar 3. Clinic hours are 7:30am to 3:30pm.

Military healthcare beneficiaries age six months and older can receive a no-cost flu vaccine at a drive-up clinic on Fort Campbell, Nov. 18 and 19 from 7:30am to 3:30pm at Bldg. 7141, the Shadow Logistics and Repair Facility on Black Sheep Run between B and C Ave., near Hangar 3. (BACH)

Military healthcare beneficiaries age six months and older can receive a no-cost flu vaccine at a drive-up clinic on Fort Campbell, Nov. 18 and 19 from 7:30am to 3:30pm at Bldg. 7141, the Shadow Logistics and Repair Facility on Black Sheep Run between B and C Ave., near Hangar 3. (BACH)

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: November 14th, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

The FDA has issued a new Consumer Update urging consumers to avoid fraudulent flu products and offering tips on how to spot them.

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Tennessee Health Departments to provide Free Flu Vaccines during “Fight Flu TN” event

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Get a flu vaccine! The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) is urging all Tennesseans who have not yet received a flu vaccine this flu season to get one as soon as possible.

For the third consecutive year, Tennessee county health departments are holding special “Fight Flu TN” flu vaccine events in every county November 19th, 2020 to increase the number of people vaccinated across Tennessee.

A flu vaccination (CDC)

A flu vaccination (CDC)

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How to Tell the Difference Betwee­­­n Pest Allergies, COVID-19 Coronavirus, the Flu or Cold in 2020

 

U.S. Pest ProtectionNashville, TNPest allergies caused by stinkbugs and ladybugs overwintering in your home may cause similar symptoms to COVID-19 Coronavirus, the flu and the common cold.

Moving into the cooler months and influenza season of 2020 is causing Americans to worry that it will be difficult to determine what disease or reaction they are having. COVID-19 Coronavirus, the flu, a common cold and pest allergies share a lot of similar symptoms.

Infographic determining the symptom differences between COVID-19, allergies, cold or flu. (U.S. Pest Protection)

Infographic determining the symptom differences between COVID-19, allergies, cold or flu. (U.S. Pest Protection)

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: October 18th, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continued to take action in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

The FDA issued and immediately implemented a new guidance: Enforcement Policy for Modifications to FDA-Cleared Molecular Influenza and RSV Tests During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency.

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Is it a Cold, Flu, Allergies or COVID-19? Know the Symptoms

 

Urgent CareNashville, TN – Many ailments such as a cold, allergies, flu and COVID-19 Coronavirus share similar symptoms. Under ordinary circumstances, people struggle to decide if they should call a health provider when they or other family members feel sick. But COVID-19 Coronavirus has complicated the situation this year.

Urgent Team lists symptoms for COVID-19, Cold, Flue and Allergies.

Urgent Team lists symptoms for COVID-19, Cold, Flue and Allergies.

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Lamar Alexander: FDA approved COVID-19 Vaccine is the way to stop more deaths

 

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – I chaired a hearing in the Senate health committee on Tuesday to explore the remarkable progression science is making toward a COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccine, as well as to remind parents to have their children get their childhood vaccinations and encourage as many Americans as possible to get the flu vaccine this fall.

I received an update on Operation Warp Speed, which is working around the clock to develop, manufacture, and distribute safe and effective COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccines as rapidly as possible.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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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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