Saturday, December 7, 2013

Get your flu shot!

Get Flu Shot - 
By Dr. Stephanie Plunkett

Is it Too Late for a Flu Shot!

No, It is not too late to get a flu shot.  Although the vaccine takes two weeks to give you full protection, here are some good reasons to get one....

Five reasons why you should get a flu vaccine:
1. An average of 15-20% of the population gets the flu every year.
2. The flu causes an average of 3.2 days of missed work each year.
3. Infection with the flu is very dangerous for infants and the elderly - protect your family by protecting yourself!
4. There is an average of 23,600 annual flu-related deaths in the US!
5. The flu is a preventable illness!

Get the facts and know how to prevent the flu! Go to for more information!

By Dr. Stephanie Plunkett

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