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  • Flu Season

    Flu Season
    The leaves are changing, the apples are being picked and you can find a fair every weekend, but fall also means the start of flu season.  According to Debbie Staley, a nurse practioner at Sutay and Stewart Pediatrics in South Windsor, you should get a flu shot "anytime after Labor Day, October or November is ideal."  Because the viruses are constantly changing, the vaccine is "an educated guess" Staley says on what reseachers are seeing.  According to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the CDC,  everyone six months and older should get a flu shot, every year.  In fact, Staley says, "ideally, everyone in the house should get it if you have anyone under age 5, that includes caregivers." Staley says it's also important to note, if a child is under eight years old, and if it's their first flu shot, they'll need to get two shots, 30 days apart. Staley says years go they would recommend the shot for high risk groups, but since suggesting everyone six months and older get it, she "rarely sees any cases" in their practice.  You can contact your pediatrician or Primary Care Physician to schedule an appointment.  Many pharmacies including CVS and Walgreens are also offering flu shots, just be sure to check with your insurance company to make sure it's covered at a pharmacy.  Also, not all pharmacies carry the shot for children under eighteen, so be sure to ask. 
  • South Windsor Challenger Day at Fenway

    For some, just attending a Red Sox game alone would be unforgettable, but for one South Windsor Little League team a whole entire day spent at Fenway Park became a remarkable dream come true.  CVS Caremark put together the All Kids Can Baseball Camp at...

    Target makeover continues as its No. 2 executive leaves

    MINNEAPOLIS Kathryn A. Tesija, the de facto No. 2 executive at Target Corp. and its chief merchandiser since 2008, is leaving, the company said Thursday morning. Tesija, 52, is ending a 29-year career with the Minneapolis-based retailer, which...

    Frontier To Subscriber: You Were NOT In Florida; The Worst Sunscreens

    Frontier To Subscriber: You Were NOT In Florida; The Worst Sunscreens
    Jim Weber and his significant other spent the past winter in Florida, as they do every year, but Frontier Communications apparently didn't believe it. Weber had signed up for Frontier's Stay Connected seasonal service, $9.99 a month for customers who...

    Target selling pharmacy, clinic businesses to CVS Health

    Target selling pharmacy, clinic businesses to CVS Health
    Target will sell its pharmacy and clinic businesses to the drugstore chain CVS Health for about $1.9 billion in a deal that combines the resources of two retailers seeking to polish their health care reputations. The acquisition allows CVS Health to...