The severity of this season’s H1N1 flu has put a local medical team into overdrive.
State health officials say influenza is now widespread in Arizona, and Pima County is no exception.
The University of Arizona Health Network, which includes two local hospitals, is for the first time mandating flu shots for workers.
A flu case was confirmed in Pima County Tuesday, and health officials say now is the time to get immunized.
Most doctors obtaining licenses to practice in Arizona have not been trained to diagnose valley fever, a vicious and potentially fatal disease.
Respiratory synctial virus (RSV), which can be fatal, is up 85 percent in Arizona this season compared with its last season. RSV season is typically October through March in Tucson.
Four-year-old Gabriella Diaz puts on a brave face she receives a flu shot at Whittier Street Health Center in Boston.
MINNEAPOLIS - The U.S. influenza season is off to a fast start, which may hurt insurers, hospitals and people lulled by the milder outbreaks of the recent past.
All but two Arizona counties have reported cases of the flu in what is turning out to be an early and busy season.
A case of flu on Thanksgiving Day that involved a young patient could be Pima County's first influenza case in what looks to be a busy season.
Northwest Healthcare will hold a drive-thru flu-shot clinic this Thursday, Oct. 24.
A free annual health fair that starts at 9 a.m. at the downtown Tucson Armory Park Senior Center tomorrow - Thursday Oct. 4 - will include a flu shot clinic.
Those promotions for flu shots that have begun appearing around Tucson are not premature - now is a good time to get immunized, health officials say.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with local drugstores to help educate customers about new Medicare benefits available under the health-care overhaul.
It's a late and so far weak flu season in Arizona.
MESA — Arizona health officials have confirmed the state’s first
two flu cases this season.
MESA - Health officials report flu activity in the state is