5 Surprising Facts about Flu Shots

Flu season is almost upon us… The CDC says flu season runs typically from October through the end of January. It’s a respiratory virus with potentially dangerous consequences, especially for children and older individuals.

Facts about Flu Shots

Most people have an opinion about flu shots – they’re either all for or totally against them. Here are 5 interesting facts about the flu shot that might be surprising! Continue reading “5 Surprising Facts about Flu Shots” »

Parents: Now is the Time to Get Your Kids Vaccinated for Influenza

The new school year is here and doctors are encouraging parents to get their children vaccinated as a part of the back to school process. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents get the flu vaccine for children over the age of 6 months as soon as the vaccine is available. Let’s take a look at why the vaccine is so important for your kids. Continue reading “Parents: Now is the Time to Get Your Kids Vaccinated for Influenza” »

Fighting the Flu in the Workplace

It’s that time of year when seasonal illnesses pop up around the office. We all know that the holiday season is a terrible time for your workers to get sick, as they’re trying to get all their work finished before holiday vacations and they want to spend their downtime with family. No one wants to be confined to their bed when they should be celebrating the season. Continue reading “Fighting the Flu in the Workplace” »

Employers: Help Your Employees By Providing Flu Shots

It’s that time of year again – time for FLU SHOTS!

In 2010, experts decreed that everyone older than 6 months of age needs to get a flu shot. The flu is a common virus that impacts nearly 20% of Americans each year (according to CDC.) Many people experience different side effects but the flu virus usually brings about nausea, diarrhea, high fever, exhaustion, and soreness. These symptoms can knock out an employee for days, if not weeks.  Continue reading “Employers: Help Your Employees By Providing Flu Shots” »

How Your Workplace Can Benefit from On-Site Flu Shots

Cold and flu season is rapidly approaching, and it’s the perfect time to think about on-site flu vaccinations for your workplace. While it may cost money initially for on-site flu shots, it can save you in the long run as far as productivity and time off work are concerned. Here’s why.

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College Students: Read This Before You Go Back to School

As August progresses, many KC teens are getting ready to start college or return back to campuses across the country. There are many things to think about, such as class schedules, football games, and seeing friends. Whether you go to school in Kansas City or attend a distant school, it’s important to include health and safety on your school checklist.  Continue reading “College Students: Read This Before You Go Back to School” »