August 24, 2012 | 5:43 pm
Posted by Albert Fuchs, M.D.
Temperatures are dropping. Children are returning to school. (Parents are elated.) Families are planning a last summer outing on Labor Day. It must be time for flu shots.
This season’s influenza vaccine has shipped from manufacturers. Our office just received them. So it’s a good time to remind ourselves that the flu can be fairly nasty and that the most reliable way to protect yourself is the influenza vaccine.
The flu shot is recommended for everyone over six months of age. It’s especially important for the groups below.
The following groups should not receive the vaccine.
Follow the links below to learn more about the flu. And get the shot now, before the flu season starts.
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