• Protect your health during the flu season

    The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has overwhelmed the US and the world for many months, with no end in sight. As the fall season approaches, another health concern is on the horizon...the flu. The influenza (flu) virus commonly affects people during the fall and winter months, from about October through March. This year is expected to be extra challenging because of the COVID-19 pandemic. So, getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever this year to protect you, your family, and your community from the flu.

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  • Childhood Vaccination Rates Drop Dangerously Low During the Pandemic

    In March 2020, the US declared a national state of emergency to control the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Since then, the loud and consistent message has been to “stay at home” and to only visit the doctor if necessary. Public health officials now fear that the “stay-at-home” message has inadvertently caused another health crisis—a dangerous drop in childhood vaccinations.

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  • Worth Visiting…

    Many consumers have already bookmarked certain internet sites to help guide them to reliable information during the COVID-19 outbreak. The following websites should be included as primary resources because they provide the most accurate information about how to protect yourself and what to do if you become sick.

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  • High-Alert Medication Learning Guides

    Just a handful of drugs are considered high-alert medications. These medications have been proven to be safe and effective, but serious harm can occur if they are not taken exactly as directed. This means that it is vitally important for patients to understand how errors happen with these medications, and the steps that are necessary to keep them safe while taking these medications.

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