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Top 3 Halloween Health And Safety Tips 2019

Halloween is an exciting time for dressing up in fun costumes, setting up spooky decorations and filling up pillowcases of candy to bring home. While kids are only concerned about having fun and doing all of the traditional Halloween activities, they are not thinking about the dangers of the night; that’s our job. Things like …

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Flu Shots for Adults Could Help Protect Seniors

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 the flu as well. Researchers are finding the odds of having a flu-related illness were 21 percent lower among seniors living …

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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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Top 2 Ways to Keep the Flu Out of the Office

Flu season is in full swing, which means more sniffling and sneezing co-workers. Many see the flu as a minor distraction, but it can actually be very serious.  This year, about 20 percent of adults are expected to catch the flu. To reduce this number, here are the  two best ways to make sure the office flu …

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As Attention Continues to Focus on Ebola, Dr. Brown Urges Flu Prevention

In a recent interview with the Danbury Daily Voice, Dr. Brown had this to say about where our attention should be as the Ebola outbreak continues to frighten and grab our attention: “Ebola is a terrifying disease, but it is statistically insignificant,” Dr. Tom Brown said about the threat of Ebola in the United States. But …

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Flu Prevention and Treatment

As we enter flu season, has prevention tips we want you to pay attention to. We offer the flu vaccine here at our urgent care center, and urge everyone, especially those falling into the categories below to lessen their chances of getting the influenza virus, and get the flu shot. The flu vaccine is recommended …

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