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FluMist Is Out this Year – How to Prepare Your Kids for a Shot

Posted by Laura Roberts Pena, M.D. on Sep 24, 2016 9:02:00 AM

Flu season is almost here and everyone 6 months and older should be vaccinated. You might have heard by now that Kelsey-Seybold has no FluMist nasal spray vaccine this year. It was found to be ineffective last year and is not recommended for the 2016-2017 flu season. However, it’s still important for children to be vaccinated.  Here’s what you need to know and how you can prepare your child for the traditional shot.

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Topics: Flu shot, flu season, flu vaccine, flu vaccination, flu mist

Have You Gotten Your Flu Vaccine Yet?

Posted by Suzanne Condron, M.D. on Nov 7, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Cold and flu season is right around the corner! Now is the perfect time to arm yourself and your children against influenza.  While it’s important to take general health precautions like washing your hands, not touching your face, and steering clear of sick people, often these measures are not enough.  A flu vaccine adds an important layer of protection against this miserable and sometimes dangerous illness.

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Topics: immunization, flu vaccine, influenza

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