Flu Vaccination

Stay Healthy This Flu Season

A flu vaccination is the best way to protect yourself against the flu

Flu Fast Facts:

  • There is a 0% chance of getting the flu from the flu shot.
  • The flu shot has a proven track record for over 50 years.
  • Due to COVID-19 it's more important than ever to get a flu shot.

How the flu can impact adults

Older patients with pre-existing conditions are at a higher risk of developing serious complications from the flu.

Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

Within 3 days of contracting influenza, adults with cardiovascular disease are 10 times more likely to suffer a heart attack and 8 times more likely to suffer their first stroke.

Patients with Diabetes

Patients with diabetes are 3 times more likely to be hospitalized due to influenza and 4 times more likely to be admitted to the ICU.

Patients with COPD

Patients with COPD are at a high risk of being hospitalized due to influenza.

How the flu can impact children

A flu vaccination is the best way to protect your child from getting the flu.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that during the 2018-2019 flu season:

An estimated 46,000 children were hospitalized with flu-related complications and 144 children died from the flu. Of the 144 total pediatric deaths, nearly 50% of the children who died from the flu were otherwise healthy.

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Preventing The Flu

It is estimated that during the 2018–2019 flu season, the flu vaccine helped prevent more than 37,000 hospitalizations in adults aged 50+. Getting the flu vaccination can save your life. Contact your provider today to schedule a visit.

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