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Lake Forest, Is the Flu Near You?

It's flu season. Learn where to get vaccinated and how many have reported the flu in Lake Forest.

The flu is coming earlier than usual across California, and a new website helps you track it.

Nationwide, more than 2,250 people have been hospitalized, and 18 children have died between October and December, according to a Centers for Disease Control report.

Flu cases have been rising in California since October, according to FluNearYou.org. The site run by the Boston Children's Hospital tracks users who volunteer to take weekly health surveys.

"We are experiencing a flu season that has spiked early, but we are not done with it," a Sacramento physician told CBS News.

In Lake Forest, nine people have reported no flu symptoms this week to Flu Near You, with three reporting some symptoms and two reporting the flu.

Here's where you can get vaccinated in Lake Forest:

  • CVS/Pharmacy Store No. 9587
    21761 Lake Forest Drive, Lake Forest
    (949)855-8307
  • CVS/Pharmacy Store No. 9541
    23330 El Toro Road, Lake Forest
    (949)830-4422
  • Walgreens
    24382 Muirlands Blvd., Lake Forest
    (949) 598-9088
  • CVS/Pharmacy Store No. 8851
    24271 Muirlands Blvd., Lake Forest
    (949) 472-6016
El Toro Resident January 10, 2013 at 12:32 AM
I watched Channel 5 news this morning on the Flu outbreak and decided to get the shot. I walked in to CVS and it just so happened that they had a new shipment this morning of the shots. They had run out yesterday.
Fulbright Montessori January 10, 2013 at 05:28 PM
I called my doctor yesterday and found out they were out of the flu shot, so I went to the CVS in Foothill Ranch this morning and got one of their last shots. They said the 24-hour CVS down the street from them is out, as well as the CVS on La Paz.
Peter Schelden January 11, 2013 at 07:10 PM
That's very helpful, F.M. Thanks for sharing!

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