Flu Shots Available for Residents in Somers, NY
There aren’t many things worse than coming down with the flu. Headaches, fatigue, nausea, chills, and sweats are all symptoms of the flu and can wear a person down. It can even lead to hospitalization or death in severe cases. That’s why it’s always important to get your flu shot every year. While flu shots aren’t 100% effective, they will drastically reduce your chance of getting influenza. And, in the rare case you do end up with the flu, getting the vaccine will reduce the severity of your symptoms as well as decrease the likelihood that you’ll need to be hospitalized for it. If you live in Somers, New York, or a surrounding area, you can turn to PhysicianOne Urgent Care to receive the flu vaccine from competent and knowledgeable medical professionals.
Who Needs the Flu Shot?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone should get the flu shot to not only prevent them from getting the flu but also to ensure it doesn’t spread throughout the community. However, the following high-risk groups are especially prone to getting the flu and should get receive flu shots every year:
- Adults over the age of 50
- Individuals with pulmonary, cardiovascular, renal, hepatic, neurologic, hematologic, or metabolic disorders
- Pregnant women
- Morbidly obese individuals
- Residents of nursing homes or other chronic-care facilities
- Caregivers of any kind
Visit PhysicianOne Urgent Care Today
If you’re ready to prepare for flu season by getting a flu shot, come to PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Somers today. No appointment is necessary and our wait times are usually pretty short. Walk in to our urgent care center when it’s convenient for you!