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Winter is coming, bringing with it flu (influenza). During this season, we are all affected by flu. Some of us get sick, and many others have to look after a loved one who becomes ill.
Vaccination against flu can protect you and your family, keeping you away from the doctor. Complications of flu can be serious and include pneumonia and worsening of existing heart conditions. Sometimes flu can be life-threatening.
Why Should I Get Vaccinated Annually?
Flu viruses change, and every year the flu vaccine is adapted to the virus in circulation that year.
What Are The “Flu Like Symptoms”?
- Runny nose
- Aches and pains
- Sore throat
Top Flu Fighting Tips!
- Get vaccinated with the seasonal flu vaccine.
- You can protect yourself and others by adhering to good hygiene practices. eg. Washing of hands and flushing away used tissues.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces at home, work or school, especially when someone is ill.
- Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, manage stress levels, drink plenty of water, and eat nutritious food
The flu vaccine is now available in our clinics. Call 086 111 7427 to book an appointment.