This website is best viewed in a browser that supports web standards.

Skip to content or, if you would rather, Skip to navigation.


News Brief

Dec. 30, 2011MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

Flu Vaccine

Health officials are alerting residents even though this year's flu vaccine mirrors last years, you still need one.

Just like last years, the vaccination guards against 3 types of influenza viruses, including H1N1. But the director of the Missouri Department of Health says that doesn't mean you are safe if you got the shot last year.

WarningAudio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Download .mp3

The state says nearly 18,000 Missourians will come down with the flu this season.