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What is the Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine?

You’ve probably been getting a flu shot since you were a wee child– 6 months old to be exact. That’s the age the CDC recommends children begin getting the annual vaccine. Not much has changed about the vaccine you’ve been getting for ages until the development of a quadrivalent version in 2012. AFC is here to …

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Flu or a Cold? How to Know

October brings many things, from colorful leaves to cooler weather, however, it’s also the start of flu season. Seems early, doesn’t it?  Fear not, as the flu, if dealt with early on, is preventable, which is why we need to talk about the flu now. Sometimes, however it can be hard to know if what you have is the flu or …

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5 Things You Need to Know About Norovirus

First, let the word be known: If you or a family member haven’t been plagued with it yet this season, consider yourself lucky because norovirus, aka “stomach flu” is going around, and it’s not pretty. This season the virulent stomach bug appears to be more angry than ever, roaring its’ way through communities and closing down …

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