Here in Northern California, it is easy to forget that summer is over. According to the fashion police that means you need to put away your favorite pair of white jeans. More importantly though it means that flu season has officially arrived. But, it’s not too late to stop the flu from getting you this year. Instead, stick it to the flu with the help of your friends at VHP.
For some people, getting the flu is little more than a nuisance. You feel awful for a week or two, and then you get back to normal. But for others, the flu can be deadly. The CDC estimates that around 36,000 people in the U.S. die from the flu each year.
Getting your flu shot greatly reduces the chances of getting the flu, but it also protects the people you care about. The flu can spread very quickly and can get people around you sick even before you start feeling bad yourself. Without the flu shot, you could be having a great time at a get-together with family or friends but are passing the flu to your new baby cousin, your best friend with diabetes, or your favorite great uncle.
So, why chance it? The flu shot is free to VHP members, and you can get it at your usual VHP plan pharmacy. Get more information about the flu and how to schedule your shot at Stick It to the Flu.
Protect yourself. Protect your loved ones. And stick it to the flu in 2022.