flu season

Are There Different Types of Flu Shots?

Flu season is just around the corner and with doctors still battling the covid-19 pandemic, they’re urging people to go get their flu vaccine! Getting vaccinated significantly reduces your risk of contracting and spreading the flu. If you do get the flu, your symptoms should be less severe and last a shorter period of time. […]

By |September 14th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Are There Different Types of Flu Shots?

Do I Need a Flu Shot This Fall Even Though COVID-19 is a Bigger Risk?

Year after year you see information stressing the importance of getting your flu shot, yet many people fail to get vaccinated. Experts are warning people that getting your flu shot in 2020 is more important than ever before. COVID-19 has been the center of everyone’s attention this year, so why is something like the flu […]

By |August 20th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Do I Need a Flu Shot This Fall Even Though COVID-19 is a Bigger Risk?

Most common places where the flu virus spreads this flu season

The influenza virus can cause flu-related illnesses and other health consequences for millions of people annually. Vaccinations and seasonal flu shots at AFC Urgent Care Fairfield offer seasonal flu shots that protect you and your family!

A big part of preventing the flu virus is knowing how, and where, the flu virus is likely to spread. […]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Most common places where the flu virus spreads this flu season

Signs and Symptoms of the Flu To Watch for This Flu Season!

The flu season is pretty much kicking off at this moment.  As more people stay close together indoors during gatherings, work, and school the flu has a greater chance of spreading from person to person.

The best way to protect against the flu virus is with an updated flu vaccine known as a “flu shot.” Flu […]

By |September 22nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Signs and Symptoms of the Flu To Watch for This Flu Season!

When is the Best Time to Get a Flu Shot?

Patients across the U.S understand that the influenza virus, or the “flu,” is one of the most viral and infectious diseases around. Additionally, patients know that getting a flu shot is the only way to stay healthy and avoid the irritating symptoms that comes with the virus.

Over 40 million people each get sick with the […]

By |August 24th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on When is the Best Time to Get a Flu Shot?

Is the Flu Shot Safe for My Child?

Flu season is fast approaching as the summer turns to fall,  which means patients will want to get their flu shot ASAP from an urgent care center. However, there is still a significant number of patients and parents that are apprehensive about getting the flu shot. Any myths or rumors that you may have seen […]

By |August 21st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Is the Flu Shot Safe for My Child?
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