Sept. 2, 2020 – Check out National Public Radio’s program (in collaboration with WHRO radio), “HearSay with Cathy Lewis,” which featured the Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Director of the Division of Immunization, Christy Gray, MPH, CHES, CHTS-CP. This segment covered state health policy and information regarding influenza vaccinations and the VDH’s vaccination response efforts to the pandemic.
Part of staying healthy and safe means staying up to date on your vaccinations and getting your flu vaccine each year,” said Christy Gray, director, Division of Immunization. “Symptoms of flu are very similar to COVID-19, so I like to say, ‘Let’s take flu off the table.’
Local health departments are hosting flu shot clinics now. To learn more about a flu shot clinic near you, contact your local health department for more information: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/health-department-locator/.
Listen to the interview here: https://mediaplayer.whro.org/program/hearsay/e/hearsay-wednesday-september-2nd-2020.