At Virginia Premier, we understand it’s hard to find free time, especially for yourself. Getting a flu shot can be one of those things you want to do, but can never get around to actually doing. But making time for a flu shot is important for your health and the health of those around you. The CDC recommends all persons aged six months and older get an annual flu shot. Ask your doctor if the flu shot is right for you.
A whopping 200,000 Americans are hospitalized every year from the flu
90% of flu-related deaths are in adults who are 65 or older
Do You Have the Cold or Flu?
Signs & Symptoms
Chest discomfort, cough
Mild to moderate
Cold and Flu Prevention
Get a flu vaccine
Wash your hands and use hand sanitizer. You can be infected when you touch your eyes, nose or mouth.
Eat healthy fruits and vegetables to give your body an extra line of defense.
Take all medications as prescribed by your doctor
Avoid those who are sick.The flu is contagious and can be spread in the air or through shared items.