Influenza, commonly referred to as the flu, is a serious illness that can lead to hospitalization and even death. Symptoms of the flu include:
Most people over the age of six months can receive the flu vaccine. The vaccine doesn’t give people the flu, but it does make some people feel tired or achy. Others may also have a mild fever after the injection. However, the vaccine is the best protection against getting the flu.
Women can also help their families avoid the flu by following these tips.
Oakwood Women’s Centre at Seton Williamson provides expert care for women, including offering the flu vaccine. Our Round Rock obgyns urge our patients to get the flu vaccine and make sure that their families are vaccinated, too. Contact us to schedule.