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Take Action to Prevent the Flu

Missouri’s flu activity for 2017-2018 is showing widespread. The season currently is very similar to what was seen during the 2014-2015 flu season, both in the timing and amount of cases reported. A season total of almost 31,000 cases were reported to the Department of Health and Senior Services through the first week of 2018 […]

Early Reports From Australia Have Health Department Concerned About Upcoming Flu Season

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is looking far from the Midwest to see what this year’s flu season might bring. Each year, flu cases in the southern hemisphere, in places like Australia, are tracked to help predict what will be seen in the northern hemisphere a few months later. This helps […]

MMS Walk-in-Clinic Ready to Deal With Cold & Flu Season

As the cold wind blows with damp air and the thermometer drops, the inevitable occurs for many, catching a bug and feeling under the weather. Memphis Medical Services offers a Walk-In Clinic every weekday morning at 8 a.m. “Just like if you were to pull in to a Drive-Thru at a fast food restaurant, there […]

Influenza Season Weakening But Threat Remains for Additional Outbreaks

While it appears the nation has weathered the storm and just as the temperatures have taken a turn for the better, so has the influenza season. But physicians warn we are not out of the woods yet, as  influenza continues to take its toll locally as well as across the United States. The Missouri Department […]