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Flu Shot

A pharmacist admisters a flu vaccine. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

2 More Flu Deaths In Santa Clara County; Statewide Flu Deaths Climb To 149

The number of people who died in Santa Clara County during the current flu season has increased by two to 10, the most of any Bay Area county, public health officials reported Friday.

01/31/2014

Family said 46-year-old Nancy Pinnella died from the H1N1 flu virus on January 25, 2014, four days after she became ill from the virus. (CBS)

East Bay Woman Dies Suddenly From H1N1 Flu Virus

The flu outbreak has claimed the life of a woman from the East Bay who once worked at KPIX 5. Nancy Pinnella became sick last week and died a few days later.

01/28/2014

A syringe filled with influenza vaccination is seen at a Walgreens Pharmacy on January 14, 2014 in Concord, California. Public health officials are encouraging residents to get flu shots as an aggressive strain of the H1N1 'swine flu' has killed 15 people in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2nd Flu Death Of Season Recorded In San Francisco

The second flu-related death of the season has been recorded in San Francisco, city health officials said Wednesday.

01/22/2014

A bottle of influenza vaccine is seen in the MinuteClinic at the CVS/pharmacy on January 6, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2013-2014 influenza season is starting to take off in the United States, with more than half the country reporting widespread cases of flu activity, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bay Area Flu Deaths Reach 15; Pharmacies Get Vaccines Replenished

The number of flu-related deaths in the Bay Area increased again on Monday, with four more deaths reported, according to health officials.

01/13/2014

A man receives a flu shot. (Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Bay Area Residents Having Trouble Tracking Down Flu Shot

Public health officials have said that the best option for finding a flu shot at this point is to go to your doctor’s office because they get their doses from a different suppliers than big box stores, which are running out.

01/15/2013

A man receives a flu shot. (Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Reporting High Levels Of Flu Across Much Of U.S.

The flu started early and the virus is spreading rapidly. In an update Friday, the Centers for Disease Control reports a high level of flu activity in 29 states and a moderate level in nine others. Health officials say it’s not too late to get vaccinated. We look at who should get the flu shot.

01/04/2013

A man receives a flu shot. (Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Health Care Worker Mandate: Get Flu Shot Or Wear Mask

Thousands of Bay Area health care workers are under orders to get a flu shot vaccination or wear a mask at work this flu season.

09/18/2012

Flu vaccine (CBS)

HealthWatch: Flu Season Still A Threat Despite Mild Start

The 2011-2012 flu season is off to a slow start, but federal health experts said Friday that more activity is expected in the coming weeks.

01/27/2012

Flu Vaccination (AP)

Bay Area Health Officials Call Flu Season Unpredictable

If you haven’t already done so, county health officials around the Bay Area say now is the time to get your flu shot.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/08/2010

Flu Vaccination (AP)

East Bay Doctor Dishes Out Flu Warning In Song

A physician with the Contra Costa County Health Services – and part-time musician – has come up with a unique way to tell health care workers of the importance of getting a flu shot.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/07/2010

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