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Protect yourself, and help prevent the spread of flu.
Visit any AccessMD location for your flu shot now!

Vaccinate yourself and your family against influenza.

‘The flu’ is a contagious respiratory condition caused by viruses infecting the nose, throat and lungs. Its effects vary from mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Getting your yearly vaccination from AccessMD is quick, convenient and the best way to minimize your chance of getting the flu. By immunizing yourself, you also help others by helping to prevent the spread of the flu virus.

Who should be vaccinated?

People who should get a flu shot include:

  • All healthy adults, particularly those over the age of 65
  • Pregnant women
  • Those with chronic health problems such as asthma, heart conditions or weakened immune systems
  • Healthcare workers and caregivers of young children

  • People who should not get a flu vaccination include:

  • Young infants (6 months or less)
  • Anyone who previously has experienced a severe reaction to past vaccines
  • People who are currently feeling sick or have a fever

  • Benefits of flu vaccination

  • Flu vaccination can keep you from getting sick.
  • Flu vaccination can reduce the risk of flu-associated hospitalization, especially with young children and older adults.
  • Vaccination is an important preventive measure for people with chronic health conditions.
  • Vaccination has been associated with lower rates of cardiac events among people with heart disease.
  • Flu vaccination also has been associated with reduced hospitalizations among people with diabetes and chronic lung disease.
  • Vaccination helps protect women during and after pregnancy. Getting vaccinated can also protect a baby after birth from flu
  • Flu vaccination may make your illness milder if you do get sick.
  • Do it for yourself, and everyone benefits! Getting vaccinated also protects people around you, including those who are more vulnerable to serious flu illness, like babies and young children, older people, and people with certain chronic health conditions.

    It’s important to stay up to date!

    Because it’s impossible to be vaccinated against all of the many variants of the flu, each years vaccine is different, designed to address the most common or prevalent strains. That means it’s critical to update your vaccination each year to protect against that seasons unique threats.

    Visit any of our AccessMD Urgent Care locations to update your shot today and make sure you’re as protected as you can be this flu season.

    *For more information on the flu, vaccination benefits and a list of Frequently Asked Questions visit the CDC site at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/index.htm

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