The Freeholder Board is reminding residents that it’s not too late to receive the influenza vaccination. Although flu season started several months ago, the Centers for Disease Control warns that flu activity most often peaks between December and February, and the New Jersey Department of Health is currently reporting high levels of influenza activity in all regions and counties.
“Flu season stretches through the winter months, and in some years influenza activity has peaked as late as March” said Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Camden County Health Department. “That’s why we’re reminding everyone that just because you haven’t gotten sick yet doesn’t mean you shouldn’t protect yourself and your family from this dangerous virus. Flu shots are especially recommended to those in high-priority groups, including seniors, pregnant women, and those who are chronically ill.” Read More.