Who Should Get A Flu Shot?

There have been a lot of questions regarding the 2014/2015 flu season. Year after year, it’s important to examine your situation to see if you need to get a flu shot. While there’s no way to predict how this year’s flu season is going to be, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Influenza is […]

Influenza Could Put These Family Members In The Hospital

Influenza puts infants and people with chronic conditions in a vulnerable state.  In this second blog on my series on why you should get vaccinated against the flu, you will read about why it’s especially important to protect these family members this flu season. People with chronic illnesses and infants, as well as the people […]

Protect Your Family From The Flu This Year

The flu season is here and it’s only a matter of time until the first case is reported.  Have you gotten your annual flu vaccine yet?  Because it’s a topic that is accompanied by several of questions and concerns, I’m going to start a blog series over the next five weeks listing out 10 reasons […]

Influenza Is Hitting Minnesotans Hard This Flu Season

For this week’s addition of International Travel Care’s blog, I’d like to talk about a subject that is in the media and at top of mind for many Minnesotans right now: influenza.  This week it was reported that 46 skilled nursing facilities, 107 long-term care facilities, and 92 schools had flu outbreaks, according to MPR […]