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Get Your Flu Shot: Protect the Elderly

<![CDATA[Did you know that by getting your flu shot, you could be protecting the elderly in your community, and family? According to a recent study out of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, when healthy adults under age 65 get a flu shot there's a good chance they may also be helping older adults in their communities avoid …

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FREE FLU SHOTS FOR VETS AND ACTIVE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN ON VETERANS DAY AT AMERICAN FAMILY CARE (AFC)

<![CDATA[ ****MEDIA ADVISORY**** FREE FLU SHOTS FOR VETS AND ACTIVE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN ON VETERANS DAY AT AMERICAN FAMILY CARE (AFC) -New Britain, West Hartford, Danbury, Torrington & Vernon Locations Protecting Heroes on Nov. 11- WHO?: Dr. Iftikhar Ali, Medical Director of AFC WHAT?: Is offering free flu shots to active and retired members …

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Get Your Flu Shot: Protect the Elderly

Did you know that by getting your flu shot, you could be protecting the elderly in your community, and family? According to a recent study out of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, when healthy adults under age 65 get a flu shot there’s a good chance they may also be helping older adults in their communities avoid …

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AFC Urgent Care Addresses 2018 Flu Season

Jay Fedak, AFC Urgent Care Physician Assistant addresses this years tough flu season. The H3N2 influenza, which is primarily what we are seeing this year,  is proving to be a strong one to battle. In this video, Jay gives actionable, preventative steps to combat the flu, including getting the flu vaccine, and more tips that …

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Flu Symptoms vs. Cold Symptoms; How to Tell the Difference

How do you know if you have flu symptoms or cold symptoms, and how to tell the difference? Flu symptoms and cold symptoms often mimic one another:  both can have nasal congestion, cough, body aches, headaches and malaise. A common cold, however, rarely has symptoms of fever above 100 degrees. With flu symptoms, you will …

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December 7- 13 is National Flu Vaccine Week

December 7-13 is National Flu Vaccine Week You may have heard recently that many cases of this year’s flu strain is the H3N2 strain, or Influenza A. Our own Dr. Brown was interviewed by the Stamford Advocate last week about whether this changes the protocol for protecting against and treating the flu. He had this to say: …

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Flu Season Peaks, Year-to-Date Numbers Show Spike in Reports

Flu season is in full swing. This weekend the CT Department of Public Health released the latest numbers and the results point to similar trends in years past. Last year the flu peaked in the week ending in January 12. It’s not to late to protect yourself and your family with a flu shot as …

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