flu season

Preventing Influenza, COVID during a tricky fall 2021 season

Fall is near, so it’s vital to start practicing preventive measures against cold-related viruses. Last year, there was an unusually low outbreak of Influenza in the fall compared to previous seasons. Consequently, fewer hospitalizations were recorded and even fewer deaths in comparison to the earlier years. But then, the COVID pandemic was still prevalent, and …

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The Benefits of Getting a Flu Shot as Early as Possible in 2020

Waiting until the heart of flu season to remember your flu shot is a mistake that a staggeringly high number of people make each year. Experts say that you should try to get your flu shot at least a month before flu season actually begins, but some are recommending getting it even earlier than that. …

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What Can You Do If the Flu Hits Your Home?

This winter, and possibly in the late springtime, you’ve probably experienced or seen other patients with a case of influenza, or the flu. Currently, the virus is still one one of the leading causes of seasonal illness in Warrington as well as the U.S. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control estimate that upwards of …

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What to Know About Flu Season

Pennsylvania state health officials, as well as those at the national level, are urging everyone to get a flu vaccine this fall. But why is that? Well, it’s pretty simple. The flu shot is your best defense against the flu—a common and extremely contagious illness that can have serious complications. According to the Pennsylvania health …

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