Dr. Kara Odom Walker, Secretary
Jill Fredel, Director of Communications
302-255-9047, Pager 302-357-7498
Date: February 12, 2018
|WHO:||Dr. Karyl Rattay, Director, Division of Public Health|
|WHAT:||Phone call for media to provide update on intense flu season. For the week ending Feb. 3, 2018, 995 lab-confirmed cases were reported. This is the highest single week total in Delaware’s recorded history. Additionally, DPH will be announcing several more flu-related deaths. The call information will include current prevention recommendations and information on where to get the flu vaccine.|
Monday, February 12, 1:00 p.m.
Dial: 302-526-5475 Code: 51900#
|ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:||Flu shots are still available at DPH clinics located within the State Service Centers. View the list at http://flu.delaware.gov or call DPH at 800-282-8672. Flu vaccines are also available at pharmacies and grocery stores, and through primary care physicians and some specialists. To find participating locations, visit https://vaccinefinder.org/|
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