Each year, flu season spans from fall to early spring. Because the virus is so widespread and ever-changing, avoiding infection can be nearly immpossible without your annual flu vaccination.
Who Needs a Flu Shot?
If you are one who habitually avoids getting your flu vaccine, consider vaccination to also help prevent exposing others. Many infected individuals may be contagious even if they don’t show physical signs and symptoms of the flu.
Year after year as the cooler weather sets in, our overall health tends to be put on the back burner.
With the combination of seasonal weather changes, the demands of a new school year, fall sports kicking off, and of course the stress that the upcoming holidays can bring; it is no wonder our health is put to the test.
“I knew at just a few weeks of age when he was asleep beside me, that something was not right with Kason’s breathing,” says mother Jamie. 3 months later, Kason was diagnosed with Mild persistent asthma.
With spring officially underway, you may be wearing a bit less these days. The beautiful spring blooms, warm weather, and outdoor activities are just a few added bonuses of the season.
Springing forward for daylight savings time may have felt rough the few days following, but once you’ve recovered from a night or two of sleep deprivation, the advantages of spring are far-reaching, especially the surprising health benefits that come along with this time of year.