Influenza Status: Widespread. It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Shot

Did you know that even though our Minnesota world is frozen right now, there is still a high chance of getting the flu? It’s not too late to get a flu shot to protect yourself from the strains going around this year. After reading this blog, you’ll know the importance of getting a flu shot. […]

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 […]

Getting The Flu From The Flu Vaccine: Dispelling The Myth

Most people protect themselves from influenza each year by getting a flu vaccine, however, some people are wary because of the side effects.  Often times, these side effects are mistaken for the flu, putting the idea into vaccine recipients’ heads that they got the flu from the flu vaccine.  After reading this blog, you’ll understand […]

Flu Vaccinations May Be In Limited Supply Next Year

The last thing I want to do is talk about next winter, especially when this last winter still has its claws firmly hooked into our backs, but I think it’s important to talk about the flu season early this year.  In 2012 the FDA approved quadrivalent flu vaccines.  The quadrivalent flu vaccine will offer protection against […]