Coronado Internal Medicine is dedicated to keeping our patients as healthy as possible and flu shots are an essential part of maintaining your health through the holiday season.
Despite many other diseases finding their way to the news, influenza is one the world’s deadliest widespread contagion. It’s responsible for hospitalizing thousands every year in the United States alone. Even very healthy people can get extremely sick and spread the flu to others. During recent flu seasons, between 80% and 90% of flu related deaths occur in those that are 65 years or older.
So the flu shot is an essential part of your health routine, especially for those that are approaching 60 years and older.
Make sure you come in today to get your flu shots. They are safer than ever and guard you from a potential sickness that spreads quickly in schools and the workplace!