This fall, children are back in the classroom, people are traveling and families are gathering for events. This makes it easier for viruses to spread and doctors expect to see more people sick with the flu this year. Our health promotion specialist Erin Mandel shares some information on the flu and how to protect yourself.… Continue reading Fight the Flu: Protect yourself and your family, friends and community
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If I’m pregnant, do I still need a flu shot?
A woman in her third trimester of pregnancy was looking at the 'I got my flu shot!' button that was attached to my identification card. "What's the fuss about pregnant women and the flu?" she said. "It's just coughing and fever for a week, right?" In fact, the flu, or Influenza, is a serious respiratory… Continue reading If I’m pregnant, do I still need a flu shot?