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The Season Is Here: Where to Get Flu Shots in Howell

Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.

Flu season is coming early in parts of the United States: This time last year, flu cases were lower in New Jersey than they are now, according to data on Google's Flu Trends. Howell-specific data is not available on Flu Trends.

Overall in New Jersey, activity is considered high now, while it was considered low at this time in 2011, according to Flu Trends.

If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some places in Howell that offer the vaccine:

Kmart Pharmacy

Target Pharmacy

Walgreens

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According to this week's CDC Flu activity report, influenza levels are on the increase across the country. 

Five states – Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee – are reporting flu rates not normally seen until January, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The flu season normally peaks in January and February.

Holiday travel and more time spent indoors due to soggy weather will contribute to the spread of the flu virus, so now is the time to get vaccinated.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers the following information:

Moms Thoughts January 12, 2013 at 03:50 PM
Pls note: Target does not give Flu shots to people under 18 (even with parental consent) I don't know about the others.
brian k. January 12, 2013 at 05:49 PM
no pharmacist is allowed to vaccinate minors in new jersey.
Moms Thoughts January 12, 2013 at 06:38 PM
That is good to know. I guess Walgreen and CVS should indicate that when they advertise vaccines for "Family" or "Adolescents" would save a lot of unnecessary running around.

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