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97.5 Y-Country Medical Minute - Flu Prevention

by Matt Malone and Rose Willson

97.5 Y-Country Medical Minute – Flu Prevention

Aired: 9.30.2019

While fall is a time to enjoy the changing of the leaves, carving pumpkins and picking out your child’s Halloween costume, it’s also the start of Flu season. This week’s Y-Country Medical Minute quickly discusses ways to protect yourself and your family from the flu.  

Flu Shot

The flu shot is a vaccine that protects against the three or four influenza viruses.

Who

Everyone 6 months of age and older should get the influenza (flu) vaccine each year.   If you have questions to whether you should get a flu shot or not, please contact your primary care provider.

When

It is suggested, individuals receive the flu shot before the end of October.  

Where

The Cassopolis Family Clinic and Niles Community Health Center will begin offering Flu Shots on Tuesday, October 1st.  Call ahead to schedule an appointment.

Y-Country Medical Minute

Tune in to the Y-Country Medical Minute brought to you by Cassopolis Family Clinic Network every Monday morning at 8:40 on 97.5 Y Country, during the Matt Malone Morning Show.

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