cdc

It’s National Infant Immunization Week
April 20-27th is National Infant Immunization Week.  Great strides have been made here and around the world to fight disease and keep children healthy.  However, there's still more to be done.  According to the CDC, a child dies every 20 seconds from a disease that could've …
CDC Says This Could Be A Nasty Flu Season
Have you gotten your flu shot yet?  I finally did and after hearing what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said earlier this week,  you should too.  Plus, this is National Influenza Vaccination Week and nobody wants to be sick during the holidays, right?
What Disease Could Be Making a Surprise Comeback?
Thought to be eliminated in the US since 2000, the number of measles cases spiked last year to 222, the highest number in 15 years. Not surprisingly, the majority of those affected did not receive the measles vaccine, said a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
How To Deal With Extreme Cold
This weekend will usher in some of the coldest air we'll see all season in Central New York with lows well below zero overnight.  The Centers for Disease Control recommends the following for preparing for a cold snap:

Drinking water
Canned/no-cook food (bread, crackers, dried fruits)
Non-electric can o…