Flu Shot Shortage This Year

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Sure the only thing that resembles snow here is the sand on the beach, but just because our winter season isn't harsh doesn't mean our flu season couldn't potentially be.

There's a new fly in the ointment, a shortage on flu vaccinations affecting the entire country, and there's really not much that can be done about it.

In fact, seniors who otherwise would be enjoying a game of Bridge over at the St. Andrews Towers retirement home say they don't like the cards they've been dealt when they know flu season is on its way, so the only way to handle this situation is to administer the flu vaccine to those at the highest risk.

There are some precautionary steps that we can take to keep ourselves flu-free. Health officials say they plan to take patients based on their susceptibility to contracting the flu.