• What to know about new COVID-19 booster and flu shots

    12 days ago - By Who TV

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Polk County Health Department is urging people to get a flu shot due to their concern that after two years in the battle against COVID-19, the flu could come back stronger than ever. Though the Health Department says the flu season is unpredictable.
    “Epidemiologists in the United States look at Australia's flu season to predict what we might see in our upcoming flu season,” said Helen Eddy, Polk County Health Department Director in a news release. “Australia has had their worst flu season in the last five years, cases peaked months earlier and we could easily see the...
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