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Before Your Nose Runneth Over...

Get A Flu Vaccination!

A flu shot can help keep you from becoming sick with the flu. The flu season begins in October and can last until May, with peak times commonly occurring anywhere from December to March.

Symptoms of the flu can include fever, body aches, exhaustion and dry cough. It is contagious from 1 day before symptoms develop until 5 to 7 days after becoming sick.

Washing hands and staying home when sick can help keep the flu from spreading. The flu vaccine is available for everyone ages 6 months and older and can help prevent against the main flu viruses present during flu season.

Interested in a vaccine but donít have a doctor? Visit a BayCare Urgent Care center or locate a primary care physician using BayCare's online physician finder.

Source: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2014-2015.htm

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