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flu season

What Are Some Flu Risks and Bacteria During Wintertime?

Influenza is a unique illness because year after year it affects tons of people around the nation, yet there’s still a lot of misinformation spread about the illness. Knowing what the flu risks are this time of year is the key to avoiding the illness, but is the information you have really accurate? Let’s take …

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Who Needs a Flu Shot This Season?

Each year, the influenza virus spreads across several communities and infects nearly 40 million people annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control. However, the flu is one of the most preventable illnesses for a majority of patients. Effective flu prevention methods such as routine hand washing, personal hygiene, and avoiding public spaces with infected …

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Where am I most likely to get the flu? Where is the flu virus most common?

As we’ve mentioned before on our blog, the influenza virus can cause flu-related illnesses and other health consequences for millions of people annually. Proactive prevention of the disease and ensuring that you stay vaccinated, hygienic, and cautious can lower your chances of getting the virus. A big part of preventing the flu virus is knowing …

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What are some of the symptoms and early signs of the flu?

The flu season is starting to come into full swing as the weather changes and the virus begins to spread more rapidly in local communities. As more and more people stay close together indoors during gatherings, work, and school the flu has a greater chance of spreading from person to person. As mentioned in our …

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Where Can I Get a Flu Shot the 2019-2020 Flu Season?

Patients should prepare for the upcoming flu season by ensuring they get a flu shot as soon as they are able to. This is because the flu shot is by far the most effective way for patients to ensure that they get the most recent protection against the influenza virus. Each year, the flu virus …

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What are some of benefits of an early flu shot?

Patients every season will need an updated flu shot in order to protect against the influenza virus each season. Without the flu shot, patients are likely to experience a variety of debilitating symptoms including sneezing, coughing, congestion, fever, nausea, and significant fatigue. That is why every patients should get a flu shot at a walk-in …

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Flu Prevention Tips to Avoid Illness this Winter

The flu season is ready to peak and your chances of contracting the flu spike during the winter. The flu, or influenza virus, spreads more rapidly in winter since the virus thrives in cold and dry weather rather than hot or humid temperatures. Additionally, the flu is more likely to spread as people stay indoors …

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