This year's influenza season got off to an early start and it is ramping up as peak season nears.
Flu season usually peaks in late January or early February yet Utah has seen a surge in influenza cases over the last few weeks. An estimated 36,000 people die from the flu and its complications in a regular season, according to the CDC.
Help protect yourself this year. Receive your annual flu vaccine at Hill AFB Occupational Medicine Clinic, Building 249, 6th Street. No appointment is needed. Stop by Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., at no cost.
There will be a flu booth set up in the BX front lobby Jan. 17, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Base civilians, active duty, TriCare eligible (Reservist, family members, retiree, and National Guard) are welcomed.