Medical Minute - Flu Vaccine

Posted Date: 11/30/2017

The flu is nothing to sneeze at. It can cause significant amounts of lost time at work or school and even lead to hospitalization. Pregnant women, young children, older people, and people with certain medical conditions are at increased risk of serious flu-related complications. The influenza virus mutates each year, so getting vaccinated is important to make sure you have immunity. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older, and it is safe. Vaccines have been given to hundreds of millions of people for more than 50 years and have an excellent safety track record. Flu vaccines are now available. Call your Hanover Medical Group primary care provider's office today and schedule your appointment, or walk into any Express Care location to receive the flu vaccine. Protect yourself and your family. Get your flu shots now.