Flu Twitter Chat - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Flu Twitter Chat

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015
Noon-1 p.m. CST

Hashtag: #fluchat

Join experts from the Minnesota Department of Health and Mayo Clinic for a Twitter chat about flu and flu vaccine moderated by the Star Tribune. The chat is in observance of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). We will touch on general flu and flu vaccine information as well as some information for people at high risk of complications if they get sick with flu.

Follow MDH on Twitter: @mnhealth. Attention: Non-MDH link

Featured MDH experts:

  • Denise Dunn, R.N., M.P.H
    Immunization Education & Partnerships Unit Manager
    Immunization Program
  • James Peacock, PhD
    Epidemiologist Principal
    Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Unit
  • Susan K. Ross, R.N., AE-C
    Senior Clinical Advisor
    Asthma Program

Featured Mayo Clinic experts:

  • Robert Jacobson, M.D.
    Pediatrician and Medical Director of the Employee and Community Health Immunization Program at Mayo Clinic.
  • Stephen Campbell, M.D.
    Chief Quality Officer and Family Physician at Mayo Clinic, Southwest Minnesota Region.
    Attention: Non-MDH links


  • Allie Shah, Healthy Living and Wellness Reporter at
    Star Tribune. Attention: Non-MDH link

Flu Resources

  • Prevent the Flu: Videos
    Video series featuring the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Ed Ehlinger, interviewing Minnesotans about influenza and flu shots.
  • Seasonal Influenza (Flu)
    Information on influenza from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control. Attention: Non-MDH link

Updated Thursday, December 03, 2015 at 04:59PM