Pennsylvania Dept. of Health Emphasizes Need for Flu Vaccine
January 14, 2021
Deputy Secretary of Health Preparedness and Community Protection Ray Barishansky on Tuesday, Jan. 12, provided an update on flu season and urged Pennsylvanians to get their flu vaccine as the flu season intensifies.
"We are entering the heart of flu season and are just a couple months away from being a year into the COVID-19 pandemic," Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. "Since COVID-19 and the flu have similar symptoms, I encourage you to monitor your health by tracking your symptoms daily in the 'check-in' feature in the COVID Alert PA app. Finally, continue wearing a mask, washin...