PHOENIX – Flu season is around the corner as Arizona begins to reel back its COVID-19 spread, with much of the state reopening. Now, state leaders are focusing on a flu immunization effort saying the shot is more important now than ever before.
A Valley pharmacist said on Sept. 2 he’s already seeing patients come in for flu shots as health experts say there’s the possibility of getting COVID-19 and the flu at the same time.
If the flu season is as bad as it was in 2019, pit could create a surge in ICU bed usage that’s already impacted by COVID-19 patients. Governor Doug Ducey said in 2019, the state had more than 36,000 cases of flu — the