As the epidemic continues to spread throughout the country, now is the to get vaccinated against influenza, a potentially dangerous and sometimes fatal illness. According to the North Dakota Department of Health, there have been 24 cases of the flu reported in 2014.

In 2012-13, there were a total of 4,833 reported cases of influenza in the state.

There are a number of locations around the Bismarck-Mandan area where you can receive your flu vaccination. As always, you should call ahead to make sure vaccinations are still available.

Sanford Health