There's still time to get your flu vaccine and COVID-19 booster

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 11/17/22 11:58 PM

This year’s flu season is predicted to be longer and more severe than we have seen in recent years. With COVID-19 infections continuing to spread, it is important as ever to protect ourselves and our loved ones against both the flu and COVID-19.

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Five Things to Know About the Flu and COVID-19 this Flu Season

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 10/21/22 1:08 PM

Now is the time to schedule and receive your influenza (flu) shot and updated COVID-19 booster. Based on recent infection rates around the world, experts anticipate that the U.S. will have a longer, more severe flu season than we have seen in recent years and with COVID-19 variants still causing people to become sick, it is a good idea to stay on top of the latest boosters. To help reduce infection rates and prevent negative outcomes from the flu and from COVID-19 this season, the flu shot and COVID-19 booster are highly recommended for most people.

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Protect Your Child’s Health This Flu Season With Vaccinations

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 10/6/20 4:52 PM

Health officials in California are concerned about this year’s flu season as vaccinations among children up to 18 years of age have plummeted by more than 40% since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, now more than ever, parents should consult their child’s pediatrician to ensure their child is vaccinated and protected.

Danton Kono, MD, a pediatrician with Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group in Citrus Heights, shared some valuable information on vaccines and why a flu shot is especially important this year.

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Debunking Common Myths about the Flu Shot

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 10/2/20 8:59 AM

Flu season is upon us and its important to understand the symptoms and risks associated with this highly contagious, seasonal virus. There are many misconceptions about the flu and it can be difficult to decipher what’s real and what’s not. False information can get in the way of necessary medical attention so we’re debunking a few common myths to ensure you’re getting the information you need this flu season.

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