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Oklahoma health expert to answer questions about flu season, vaccines

Reporter Jaclyn Cosgrove and Dr. Dale Claflin, the medical director at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, will be chatting with readers at 10 a.m. Thursday about the upcoming flu season. Readers are invited to ask questions and join the chat on NewsOK.com/Health.
by Jaclyn Cosgrove Modified: October 3, 2012 at 4:10 pm •  Published: October 3, 2012
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photo - Sheri Henderson, left, gives Jerry Jackson a flu shot at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department in Oklahoma City, Friday,  October 2, 2012. Photo By Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman
Sheri Henderson, left, gives Jerry Jackson a flu shot at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department in Oklahoma City, Friday, October 2, 2012. Photo By Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman

'Tis the season for cooler temperatures, leaves changing colors, football, slow cookers and — the flu.

To learn more about the flu and available vaccines, readers can join a live chat at 10 a.m. Thursday with Dr. Dale Claflin, the medical director at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department.

Readers are invited to ask questions and join the chat on the NewsOK Health page.

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by Jaclyn Cosgrove
Medical and Health Reporter
Jaclyn Cosgrove writes about health, public policy and medicine in Oklahoma, among other topics. She is an Oklahoma State University graduate. Jaclyn grew up in the southeast region of the state and enjoys writing about rural Oklahoma. She is...
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