Flu

Who Should Not Get a Flu Shot?

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Unfortunately, with the widespread of so many diseases and viruses that compromise our health on a daily basis, the flu is especially of concern each year during the height of cold and flu season. Understandably enough, the CDC recommends that the flu shot become a priority on your to-do list, but there are some things…

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Flu Vaccines for Seniors

For those of us that are teetering on the edge between “older” and “elder” (better known as 65+), there is good news! There are flu vaccines out there that pack an extra punch to lend a bit more support to our “older” immune systems. The High Dose Flu vaccine contains four times the amount of…

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The Flu & You: Options for the 2018-19 Season

When is the 2018 flu season? The 2018 flu season is just around the corner. Flu diagnoses pick up in October. It normally peaks between December and February and can last through the month of May. What are the symptoms of the flu? Symptoms are similar to (but far more severe than) the common cold:…

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Child Vaccinations

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Child Vaccinations Required for Back to School Going back to school preparation comes with a long list of things to check off – everything from supplies and gear to clothes and shoes. One of the most important things to add to the list are child vaccinations. By Florida law, all children entering a preschool, public…

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If You’re Not Taking the Flu Seriously, You Should!

It’s all over the news, flooding Facebook feeds and Twitter timelines. It’s on everyone’s mind: the flu. Just the name is starting to get that old school horror film ring to it, and with good reason. The flu virus is one of the most volatile, persistent viruses on the planet, and it is proving to…

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Now Is The Time For Flu Vaccines

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Now Is The Time For Flu Vaccines It is estimated 36,000 people a year die from the flu and its accompanying complications, most of these deaths prevented by getting a flu shot. While dying from the flu is extreme there are other reasons why we should get a flu vaccination. Getting a vaccination will prevent…

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How Do They Do It? The Flu Shot Edition

How Do They Do It? The Flu Shot Edition

In these chaotic times, I think we’re all looking for a constant; something we can count on. Well, there is one constant that you may not expect: the flu. No matter what happens tomorrow, no matter how many hurricanes blow through, and no matter how many of us resort to violence, the flu will always…

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Happy National Influenza Vaccination Week: $5 off our flu vaccinations

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Happy National Influenza Vaccination Week!  To celebrate, we at ProHealth are taking the CDC Flu Vaccination Pledge here AND are offering $5 off our flu vaccinations to anyone who comes into one of our 6 locations and mentions National Influenza Vaccination Week.  Take the pledge and get vaccinated to protect yourself and the people around…

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