The fall season: cooler temps, pumpkin lattes, leaves a changin’ (well, not in Texas) and… the flu. Yes, that gnarly virus that tends to creep it’s way into our world and disrupt us with fever, chills, aches, and potentially even worse symptoms depending on what shape we’re in.
That said, the 2017-2018 flu season is predicted to a tough one. The Baylor College of Medicine is believes it could be severe.
“There is every reason to expect that we could have a severe flu season this year,” said Dr. Robert Atmar, professor and interim chief of the section of infectious diseases at Baylor. “It’s always hard to predict what is going to happen, but people should be prepared.”
Time to get your flu vaccine! Pro-Care is stocked with the quadrivalent (4-strain) flu vaccine. In most cases, insurance covers 100% of your flu shot ($35 if you’re cash pay). Combine the flu shot with you annual physical and you’ll be good to go! Book your appointment online for simple, convenient scheduling. Walk-ins are welcomed too, but are subject to immunizer’s availability.
Still curious on who should get a flu shot? Check out the CDC’s 2017-2018 flu season recommendations. We hope to see you and your loved ones inside Pro-Care to get your flu shot soon!