Local health official talks coronavirus

Local health official talks coronavirus

The coronavirus has killed hundreds of people in China and spread to multiple countries, including the United States. But what is the coronavirus, and how worried about it should you be? Meagan Garibay, an infection preventionist at Comanche County Memorial Hospital,...
Local health official talks coronavirus

More people are refusing to get vaccinated

Flu season is in full force, and health officials are concerned that too many people are refusing to get vaccinated. Flu season lasts from October to May, and doctors want people to know that getting vaccinated should be a priority. “I’m concerned that a lot of people...
Local health official talks coronavirus

Flu season is here

Flu season is upon us, and it’s time to go get your flu shot. The best prevention for getting the flu, is getting the flu vaccine. “That’s the number one thing that we recommend for all age groups 6 months and older,” said infection preventionist Meagan Garibay....
Local health official talks coronavirus

Not too late for flu shot

  Go get your flu vaccine. Doctor’s can’t say it enough. Flu season is from September to May, and doctors say it’s not too late for the flu shot. According to the Oklahoma State Department of health, so far this season, Oklahoma has had over 1700 cases of the...
Local health official talks coronavirus

MedWatch- Preventing the spread of flu

MedWatch- Preventing the spread of flu from Medwatch 7 KSWO on Vimeo. LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- The flu is widespread across the nation, but especially in Oklahoma. We’ve seen schools all over our area closing to help prevent the spread. Doctors fear people...