Minute Medical Care is working closely with state officials to offer the COVID-19 vaccine for our patients. Stay tuned for updates. In the meantime, please continue to wear your masks and practice social distancing to protect yourself and our community.
There are still some myths about the flu vaccine, and people often have concerns and questions. We've got answers to those common questions, and hope these facts help you to make an informed choice about getting the flu shot.
Getting vaccinated is the best way to reduce your risk of getting the flu. And when more people get vaccinated against the flu, the less it will spread throughout the community, to your family and to your loved ones.
The flu shot can keep you from getting the seasonal flu. It can also help save time (less days missed from work or school) and money (less doctor visits, medicines, and hospital costs). And the flu shot can help protect the babies of women who got it while they were pregnant.
There is no evidence that getting a flu shot increases the risk of getting COVID-19.
There are many benefits from getting your flu shot and preventing flu, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic.
It is important to get both influenza and pneumonia vaccinations, which will prevent you from developing serious respiratory complications.
Studies show that the flu vaccine decreases the chance of influenza and pneumonia, especially in people with diabetes.
The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to those of the flu (fever, cough, and fatigue).
Getting the flu vaccine will be useful in preventing the flu and reducing the possible confusion with COVID19.
Millions of Americans have safely received the flu shot over the last 50 years and there are many studies showing that the flu shot is safe.
The flu shot cannot cause flu because the viruses in the shot are either not alive or are changed so they cannot give you the flu.