During flu season, getting your flu shot is important, but with Fall around the corner in 2021 and the COVID pandemic to contend with, it’s as important as ever to make sure you are as protected as ever.
Another Step in Excellent Patient Care
Compassion Health Care, Inc. (CHC) continues to use temperature screening as part of the CDC recommended guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic for patients entering the building. We are taking it a step further by implementing new technology that will allow for non-contact temperature checks.
The flu vaccine is more important than ever in 2020.
We recommend getting your flu vaccine every year and 2020 is no different, but we are stressing it even more because of the similarities between the flu and COVID-19. We answer some of your most frequently asked questions about getting a flu shot.
The booster meningococcal meningitis vaccine (MenACWY) is a requirement for teens who are either 17 years old or who are entering their senior year of high school (12th grade) effective as of August 1st, 2020. The booster requirement protects against four types of bacteria, which are A, C, W, and Y.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. and one person dies every 37 seconds in the U.S. from cardiovascular disease.1
Vaping and e-cigarettes (e-cigs) are unsafe, especially for kids, teens, and young adults. Many people turn to e-cigarettes when they want to quit smoking traditional cigarettes. Is turning to e-cigarettes and vaping a good choice for someone who wants to quit smoking?