Share this with FacebookShare this with TwitterShare this with LinkedInEmail this pagePrint this page KMBC: Flu shots up 30% this year amid pandemic October 2, 2020 Health officials are bracing for what could be a tough flu season as the pandemic continues. KMBC talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd, infectious disease physician at Saint Luke's, about how COVID-19 precautions could help lower numbers and why you should get the flu shot now. Watch the full story below. Related Content KCTV: Saint Luke's Hosts Flu Shot Marathon as Flu Season Approaches This year it is more important than ever to get an influenza vaccine. Hear what Saint Luke's is doing to help make it easier for patients to get their flu shot. KMBC: As pandemic continues, more people seeking mental health help With so many added stresses from COVID-19, job pressures, family and financial challenges and kids at home 24/7, many people are grieving and some don't realize it. KMBC: Rapid COVID-19 tests becoming more popular because of their accuracy The use of rapid coronavirus testing is becoming more common. KMBC talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd about the difference between a standard and rapid test.