It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Vaccine
The 2013/14 Flu Season Started Early
The flu season is in high swing; hitting earlier this year than in the past. The good news is that it is not too late to get a flu vaccine. Think it's only for your kids or seniors? According to the CDC, this year's strain is hitting young and middle-aged adults the hardest.
Even though you wear gloves and a mask with each patient, consider for a moment how many additional patient interactions you have without these barriers. How many times has a patient told you as they were leaving, "I considered cancelling because I'm not feeling well" or they said nothing but you had to stop several times due to their coughing.
Getting a vaccine is a preventive measure that benefits you, your family, your co-workers, and your patients. All of these people count on you in various ways, stay well this winter by getting your flu shot