It’s officially flu season: Health experts weigh in on winter illnesses

Steve Nicholson of Nevada City shops for flu medicine at Dokimos’ Pharmacy. Health experts say that this flu season has been prevalent but donning masks, washing hands, and covering coughs will help the spread.

If you haven’t suffered from the flu that is certifiably going around, consider yourself lucky.

Dr. Sherilynn Cooke, Nevada County’s Public Health Officer, confirmed that illness is spreading not just regionally but nationally.

It’s officially flu season: Health experts weigh in on winter illnesses

Drug store shelves are relatively sparse of flu medication, the result of a viral infection that has been spreading state wide, including at this store in Rocklin. Some local doctors recommend wearing masks and staying home if you feel sick.

It’s officially flu season: Health experts weigh in on winter illnesses

Dokomos’ Nevada City and Grass Valley locations have been busy serving the needs of patients as Nevada County deals with a “tripledemic” of illnesses.

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