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BAMC prepares for upcoming flu season
September 16, 2020
The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get a flu shot vaccination each year, but good wellness habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help prevent the spread of germs.

‘Shot in the arm’ a good thing with onset of flu season
September 26, 2019
Staff Sgt. Hakeem Smith, 359th Medical Operations Squadron Immunization Clinic NCO in charge, simulates giving an immunization to Senior Airman Kayli O’Keefe, 359th MDOS medical technician, at the Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph clinic, Sept. 25, 2019. With flu season quickly approaching, health care professionals throughout JBSA are encouraging beneficiaries to receive their flu shots once the vaccines are available. The flu is spread throughout the year, but is most common during the fall and winter months. Influenza activity typically begins to increase in October and November, peaking during the winter months and continuing as late as May.

Flu shots available at WHASC, BAMC
October 15, 2018
Flu shots available at WHASC, BAMC

Influenza vaccine essential for Airmen and their families
August 29, 2016
Staff Sgt. Justin Pribble, 31st Medical Operations Squadron allergy and immunizations NCO in charge, administers an influenza vaccine to a patient, Oct. 14, 2015, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. (Photo by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell, Graphic added by Steve Thompson)