December 29, 2014
NEW — 6 a.m. Dec. 29, 2014
This flu season may be more severe than others. The Centers for Disease Control urges everyone 6 months of age and older get vaccinated to prevent the flu and related complications.
Check with your doctor promptly if you get flu symptoms and are at higher risk for complications. Antiviral medication may be recommended for you.
Learn more, including key updates from the CDC, here.
October 22, 2014
NEW — 10 a.m. Oct. 22, 2014
Thorough hand washing is your best defense. Now is the time to review good hand washing practices with children, and if your diligence has slipped, it is time to recommit.
The common cold and the flu are different illnesses caused by different viruses, but they share similar symptoms. Both can cause cough, sore throat, sneezing, fever, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, chills, tiredness, diarrhea and vomiting. In fact, it can be difficult even for doctors to tell the difference between them based on symptoms alone.
October 21, 2014
It’s a little thing but it’s important: A flu shot this month can keep you and your family healthy this winter.
Sometimes, people confuse the flu and a cold because they both affect our breathing. Adding to the confusion is the way we describe stomach ailments as the flu.
August 27, 2014
Bartell Drugs offers a seasonal flu vaccination program with convenient in-store vaccinations at 63 locations and an off-site flu clinic program serving area businesses and retirement communities.
The Issaquah Bartell Drugs is at 5700 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E.
Flu shots are available any time, without an appointment, during pharmacy hours. Pharmacists can immunize anyone 5 or older.
Get a complete list of vaccinations available and learn more here.
September 24, 2013
Last year’s flu season affected an alarming number of people, and experts predict this year’s flu season could strike as early as October. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local physicians recommend families protect themselves now with the 2013 influenza vaccine.
Local AFC/Doctors Express and American Family Care facilities are stocking up on flu vaccines and will have them available throughout the flu season. No appointment is required and patients may walk in for a flu shot at their convenience.
Bartell Drugs has launched an extensive seasonal flu vaccination program offering convenient in-store vaccinations for individuals at 61 Bartell Drugs locations, and an off-site flu clinic program serving area businesses and retirement communities. The Issaquah Bartell Drugs is at 6700 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E.