Ten Facts About the Flu Vaccine

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Offered by: Carrie Albert-Martin MD With the first cases of the flu (influenza) virus being reported in Colorado this season, it’s more important than ever to get the vaccine for you and your children. Read on for some quick facts about the vaccine. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone over the age of 6… Read more »

Influenza Is Not A Cold

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Offered by Brighton Pediatrics Because influenza viruses change rapidly, each year there will be different recommendations as well as a different flu vaccine. This year the nasal spray vaccine does not cover the current circulating viruses. Only the “Flu Shot” is recommended for 2016-17. Influenza viruses are not the same germs that cause colds, “stomach… Read more »

Facts About Influenza

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Offered by Janine Lechleitner, CPNP of Premier Pediatrics While influenza rates remain low nationwide so far this year, we are not “out of the woods” yet. Influenza season is typically from fall through spring, and may wax and wane throughout that time period. The “fl u”, or influenza, is a virus that can cause serious… Read more »