'Tis the Season for a Flu Shot
Influenza can be far more serious than most realize. In some cases, the flu can lead to hospitalization and even death. An annual influenza vaccination is the best way for patients to protect themselves and those around them against the virus. The CDC recommends that everyone six months and older receive an age-appropriate flu vaccine to reduce the risk of flu illness.1 Encourage your patients to get vaccinated.
1. Influenza (Flu). (2018, August 23). Retrieved December 5, 2018, from https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/index.html
Keeping Communities Well: Reminding Patients of the Importance of an Annual Flu Vaccine
Now is the time to encourage patients to receive an annual flu shot. Start engaging patients in a conversation about the importance of this vaccine and keep your community healthy during this flu season.