Influenza is a common, and sometimes dangerous, a respiratory infection. That’s why healthcare providers recommend the annual flu vaccine for their adult patients, especially those 65 and older. If you need a flu shot, you can walk into our clinic to receive one at your earliest convenience. Meanwhile, here are some facts to know about
It’s that time of year again. We’re well into flu season, and actually we’re in the height of it now. You’ve been dealing with COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) for months, protecting yourself and your family from this novel virus affecting the entire world – and the flu (influenza virus) is yet another serious viral infection that travels the world.
Influenza is an illness that develops due to an attack on your respiratory system by a flu virus. It is commonly known as the flu, and its symptoms can range from moderate to severe. Not to be mistaken for the cold, if you have the flu, your symptoms are likely to be worse and will
The flu season generally extends from October through May, with most cases making their mark between December and early March. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2017-2018 influenza season was a high-severity flu season, with high levels of both outpatient clinic visits and emergency room visits due to influenza-like illnesses.
Uh-oh. Is it just your imagination or is that sudden cough or body ache a sign that you’re coming down with something? And if so, is just a cold or the dreaded influenza (flu) virus? With all the news about how terrible a flu season can be, you can’t be too sure or too safe
Whenever the seasons change, there’s so much to look forward to – unless you’re talking about cold and flu season. Thousands of Americans catch the flu virus each year and have to miss work or school for several days. While most are able to recover within a week, the flu can actually be fatal for the