Yes, it’s definitely that time again. Flu season. And after last year’s hard hit—one of the deadliest influenza epidemics in recent memory, with 49 million cases among all age groups—the Centers for Disease Control is hitting the prevention message hard. The short and sweet of it: GET YOUR FLU SHOT!
The hustle and bustle of the holidays are upon us, and your to-do list is probably twice as long. But, there’s one thing that should be at the top of it (if you haven’t had it already) your flu shot.
As autumn settles in, we know the holiday onslaught is about to begin – with Halloween, then Thanksgiving, Hanukah and Christmas in short order. We also see something else creeping up: flu season.
Though you may have been too interested in Ebola to realize it, flu season is upon us. There are three main things you NEED TO KNOW as we head into flu season: Get your flu shot Wash your hands Stay home if you are exhibiting flu-like symptoms.
One of the most important things you can do for your health is to make sure your vaccines are up to date. There have been so many changes and advances in the vaccine world the last 10 years, and yet still, many people have questions and concerns about vaccine safety.