With the flu season starting, you might wonder how to best prevent contracting the influenza virus. Although the flu is a common disease, it can potentially cause serious medical problems that can lead to hospitalizations and, in extreme cases, even death.
Any medical pharmacy will tell you that the key to preventing the flu is through vaccination. Getting your flu shot is the best way you can protect yourself, your family, and your community.
No other medical supplies in California are more effective than a flu shot in preventing you from getting sick and missing work. Flu vaccines ensure that your body has the right antibodies to fight the symptoms of the flu.
Individuals aged 6 months or older should get their flu vaccines from their doctor’s clinic, urgent care centers, and even in pharmacies like Arianna Medical Pharmacy. People who have comorbidities and have a higher risk of developing serious health problems from the flu should get vaccinated immediately.
Generally, October is the best time to get immunized for more effective coverage just in time for the cold season. Getting vaccinated is proven to have many benefits, including reducing the risks of contracting the flu, hospitalizations, and flu-related deaths in children.