It’s Not too Late to Get a Flu Shot

San Francisco DEM

As I write this blog, I’m home sick with a head cold. Thankfully I could work from home in an effort to prevent the spread of flu…but I don’t have the flu, perhaps thanks to the flu shot I got last November.

“But wasn’t that flu vaccines not as effective as originally thought it to be?” you may be wondering?

Our friends as the San Francisco Department of Public Health want us to know about the benefit of getting a flu shot—even at this point in the flu season. Their point is simple and reassuring: even during a season when the vaccine is only partially protective against one flu virus, it can protect against the others.

“Even though the flu shot is not a perfect match for all of this year’s flu viruses, it is still worth getting,” said Dr. Tomás Aragón, San Francisco Health Officer. “The shot will still…

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About sfdemkristin

A strong believer that we are more prepared than we think, Kristin advocates it is not a looming disaster that inspires us to prepare, but rather the peace of mind that comes from having taken a few simple steps in advance of an emergency to take care of our loved ones. Kristin can be found on Twitter @kristinlhogan.

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