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Flu cases rising in county

Officials recommend seasonal shot

RITZVILLE – Adams County Integrated Healthcare Services Administrator Vicki Guse is recommending residents get a flu shot.

According to Guse, the county is seeing an increase in the number of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus cases.

Guse said a flu shot is recommended for everyone older than 6 months old.

“Influenza strain A is currently the dominant strain in Washington,” she said. “The flu vaccine is a good match against this strain of influenza.”

There is also a shot available for the respiratory syncytial virus.

That shot is recommended for those older than 60, she said.

Those who...


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