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Joint Statement: Kentucky Flu Activity Rises to Widespread Levels

Posted January 4, 2019 Media Contacts: Emily Schott Kentucky Medical Association 502-814-1388 Bonnie J. Hackbarth Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky 502-326-2583 (o), 502-552-3770 (c) Joint Statement: Kentucky Flu Activity Rises to Widespread Levels The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services issued a news release this morning updating flu activity in Kentucky.  The Kentucky Medical Association, the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and the Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care, which jointly launched the “Focus on Flu” campaign in September to

Statewide Flu Shot Day is September 26

Flu Prevention Campaign Emphasizes “Get Your Shot, Consult a Doc, Prevent the Spread”  FRANKFORT, KY (September 18, 2018) “Focus on Flu” is a statewide campaign launched in Frankfort today to prevent another epidemic-level flu season like the one last year that hit every region of the state, infected 10,500 Kentuckians and led to the deaths of 325 people, including five children.[i] The campaign urges Kentuckians to get their flu shots on Kentucky Flu Shot Day, which is September 26, or