flu season

Do I have COVID or the flu?

COVID-19 and the flu share many similar symptoms, and with flu season right around the corner, it’s important to understand the differences between the two. Both viruses are spread the same way – through droplets from the respiratory system that are inhaled through the mouth or nose of another person nearby. It’s estimated that up …

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Getting A Flu Shot To Protect The Elderly In 2020

Did you know that by getting your flu shot, you could be protecting the elderly in your community, and family?  That’s right! It’s not only about you. Getting a flu shot is one of the many things you can do to help protect your community. Research has shown that adults over the age of 65 …

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Why the Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine This Year?

Throughout the years, as flu strains mutate and change,  there there have been many different flu vaccines available to combat the different strains of influenza. You may be wondering which of these vaccines is the right choice for you. It can be confusing, but here at AFC Urgent Care Vernon we’re going to help you …

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Cold or Flu?

October means sweater weather and the arrival of our beautiful Fall Foliage, but it’s also the start of flu season. while this may seem early, don’t wait to take steps to protect yourself this flu season.  Fear not, as the flu, if dealt with early on, is preventable! Sometimes, however it can be hard to …

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