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The flu shot: Get it, got it, done

You have a bunch of excuses not to get a flu shot. We get that. But getting vaccinated for influenza may keep you and others in your life healthier this influenza season.

You have flu shot options

It’s not too late to get a flu shot and remember … a flu shot means a moment of discomfort that could help you avoid days of serious illness.

You have several options to choose from:

  • Make an appointment with your provider’s office for an immunization.
  • Check to see if your employer offers a vaccination program.
  • Or, look into other community resources.

Influenza may seem like something anyone can weather but, that’s not true. It can be serious enough to put people in the hospital and even cause death. So, take a moment to check out this infographic on why you “don’t” need a flu shot.

If you do get the influenza, Care My Way® may be able to help. Care My Way® gives quick treatment for common conditions like influenza. Download the app to get started.

Which of the five commonly-used excuses do you use the most?


you need a flu shot every year

Ready to get your flu vaccine?

Marshfield Clinic Health System has you covered. Visit any primary care location today.

  1. Sep 26, 2019

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