Reasons to Get That Flu Shot
This is National Adult Immunization Month. The National Foundation for Infectous Diseases sites a multitude of reasons everyone should get a flu shot, but people over the age of 65 are particularly vulnerable. Each year, on average, 36,000 people in the United States die from seasonal influenza complications. Greater than 90% of deaths occur in persons 65 years of age and older. So call your health care provider and get that shot!