It’s not too late to get a date for Valentine’s Day 😉 and it is not too late to get your flu shot! Reports are showing that February 2020 is going to be the worst month for the flu.
This flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst in decades, according to the United States’ top infectious disease doctor. Even though the flu season is well underway, the worst could still be ahead, so the CDC advises everyone older than 6 months to get a flu shot. – Elizabeth Cohen and John Bonifield, CNN.
The Hospitalist also states that the peak month of flu activity occurs most often in February.
Flu Shots at 501 Pharmacy
If you have not gotten your flu shot, don’t wait any longer. At 501 Pharmacy, we are able to administer flu shots to patients 14 and up. We currently have plenty of vaccines available. Flu shots are just $34.99 for cash-paying patients but are generally free with most insurances. No appointments needed! Stop by 501 Pharmacy Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., or on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., to get your flu shot.
Getting the flu shot is not just about protecting yourself, it also helps the community. When you get the flu shot, you are helping to keep higher-risk seniors and young children, who may not be able to get the vaccine, safe.
Influenza or the flu is a very serious disease that can lead to hospitalization or even death. Every flu season is unique and the flu affects everyone differently. Even a person who is very healthy can get sick from the flu or a flu-related illness and spread it to others. Stop by 501 Pharmacy and get your flu shot today.