Many people think that just because they are healthy that they don’t need a flu shot. Even if you haven’t gotten the flu in years, this just isn’t true. Everyone should get one annually, even if they are healthy.
KEEP HOUSTON HEALTHY WITH AN ANNUAL FLU SHOT
Even though the flu shot is not 100% effective, it is still important receive one every year. It can decrease your likelihood of getting sick with a variety of strains of the influenza virus. According to the CDC, it can also reduce the length and severity of the illness if you do happen to catch the flu.
If you are at high risk for flu-related complications, it is even more important to make sure you are up to date with your annual immunization. To learn more about who is at high risk for catching the flu talk to our doctors during your annual health exam. They can help you create a plan to avoid getting sick this year and every year.
BETTER HEALTH FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY
Even if you don’t fall into the high risk category the flu shot protects others around you. Anyone who may be around young children, the elderly, pregnant women, or other high risk individuals should schedule an appointment at our Houston medical clinic. Receiving an annual flu shot can help prevent others around you from getting sick. This is because you are less likely to be a carrier of the virus. You can help to protect everyone from illness this fall.
VISIT OUR HOUSTON MEDICAL CLINIC THIS FALL
Whether you are a high risk individual or perfectly healthy, call our clinic to schedule your appointment today! Most health insurance does cover the flu shot. Even without insurance it is only $28 per person here at Medinet. We look forward to keeping every member of your family healthy this season!