The flu is at epidemic levels in New York State this year, a health emergency has been declared. The flu is not a cold, and is nothing to be taken lightly.It can literally kill you, and is extremely dangerous with very young children and the elderly. Governor Cuomo is doing what he can to try to keep things from getting worse. A lot of folks are so crunched for time that they don't have the ability to make a traditional doctor appointment to get a flu vaccine. Thanks to a new order signed by the Governor pharmacists can now administer the vaccines in pharmacies. Flu vaccine is in short supply to complicate matters, more on this story here.