The national flu death rate, 37, continues its unrelenting climb, surpassing last year’s rate by a margin. Here’s what this should mean to you: If you develop the flu seek attention, since “toughing it out” could lead you to become the next H3N2 statistic. Advice follows.
Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations. Dr. Kihm has the shots now! We have 3 flu shot types and will give the one appropriate for you. Come and get it!
Getting a flu vaccine is the best way to prevent influenza illness and protect against its potentially deadly consequences. The CDC recommends all people over 6 months of age receive a flu shot. Remember this: take a flu shot for the ones you love, because if you don’t catch the flu, you can’t give it to others.