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    Free vaccinations available ahead of flu season

    Sniffles, sneezes and coughs. The warning signs of the dreaded flu season. Flu season starts in beginning of October and can last well into May, but usually peaks during the winter. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the nation’s top health institute, reports five to 20 percent of Americans get the flu every year on average. For Queens College students, they can go to the doctor to get a flu shot or decide to ignore it. But for those who do not want to get sick and seeking an alternative, there is an option—Queens College’s Health Service Center. The Health Service Center, located at Frese Hall 310, offers free…