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Seasonal flu clinics set in some towns

Sunday, September 13, 2009

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Kay Griffin, a women's healthcare nurse practitioner, prepares to give a flu shot at the Scott County Health Department. The Health Department received a shipment of 2009-2010 seasonal flu vaccines this week for the upcoming flu season. Josh Mills, staff
SIKESTON -- News of the H1N1 virus have been garnering a lot of attention recently. But that has healthcare officials worried other health issues are being overlooked.

"We don't think the seasonal flu is getting the attention it needs," said Kay Griffin, women's healthcare nurse practitioner at the Scott County Health Department. "I think people tend to take the seasonal flu more for granted, but you can sometimes have more serious complications with the seasonal flu just like with H1N1, and I think that's something people need to understand."

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