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Flu Season is here!

By / October 6, 2017 / / 0 Comments

Flu season is approaching and although the season is unpredictable, flu epidemics happen every year. The peak of the season generally occurs in January but now is the time to make sure that you are protected. In fact, we’ve already diagnosed our first cases of the flu. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that approximately […]

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Is It Too Early For a Flu Shot?

By / August 11, 2017 / , / 0 Comments

  I’m sure you’ve driven around and seen the signs for flu shots. But, wait, you haven’t even left for your summer vacation! So, why are we seeing adds for flu shots so early? There are two main reasons: The proliferation of drugstores offering retail medical clinics State laws that allow pharmacists to give vaccinations […]

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Steps you can take to prevent the Flu

By / January 23, 2017 / / 0 Comments

    It’s flu season, but there are steps you can take to protect yourself from that nasty bug. The CDC recommends the following actions to help reduce the chance of getting the flu: Flu Shot – The CDC recommends the flu shot as the MOST important step in protecting against flu viruses. Protect yourself […]

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Overburdening of Emergency Rooms

By / February 11, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that the number of Emergency Room visits each year have soared to over 129 million. Of those visits, only 12% resulted in admission. It is estimated that up to two-thirds of Emergency Room visits are avoidable. Of the 72% of patients with insurance, 24% did […]

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Workplace Strategies to Minimize the Spread of Sickness

By / January 20, 2016 / / 0 Comments

This time of the year creates havoc in workforce absenteeism. The flu, colds and general sickness put a tremendous burden on the employees that have to pick up the slack. There are ways to encourage great workplace strategies to minimize the spread of sickness in your business. Simple messaging is a great way to reach […]

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It’s Not Too Late for a Flu Shot

By / January 8, 2016 / / 0 Comments

The 2015-2016 Flu season is nothing to mess around with! When countering the effects of the flu, the first 24 hours are the most important. If you’ve got a fever or a little bit of a sore throat, don’t wait until tomorrow! Antivirals can help to minimize the symptoms and speed up the recovery. With a […]

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