FLU update

The flu is estimated to have accounted for 380,000 hospitalizations last year.
It accounts for 15,000 to 50,000 deaths each year!!

YOU CAN RECEIVE FLU VACCINE AT OUR OFFICE . NO APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY, FEEL FREE TO WALK IN. WE RECOMMEND DOING THIS IN MID OCTOBER EACH YEAR.

The flu vaccine has inactivated virus. It does NOT cause the flu. Many people think they become sick after getting the vaccine, but this is usually an illness that is NOT THE FLU (influenza). There are many othere viral illnesses, most of them less severe, circulating at this time of year.

INFLUENZA, THE REAL THING, comes with high fever to 103 degrees, cough, severe muscle aching,and feeling like you have been suddenly hit by a truck.

For more information, call us or consult Centers for Disease Control at www.cdc.gov