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Planning for flu season starts now

September 26, 2019


>>Getting back into the swing>>Getting back into the swing
of the school year includes>>Getting back into the swing
of the school year includes
protecting your family from of the school year includes
protecting your family from
viruses, even though cold and protecting your family from
viruses, even though cold and
flu season may seem far away. viruses, even though cold and
flu season may seem far away.
Now is a good time to think flu season may seem far away.
Now is a good time to think
about flu vaccines. Now is a good time to think
about flu vaccines.
News 4 Jax anchor Melanie about flu vaccines.
News 4 Jax anchor Melanie
Lawson breaks down how to keep News 4 Jax anchor Melanie
Lawson breaks down how to keep
your whole family, healthy. Lawson breaks down how to keep
your whole family, healthy.
This year. It might seem early to be It might seem early to be
thinking about flu season but It might seem early to be
thinking about flu season but
now is the time to make plans thinking about flu season but
now is the time to make plans
to protect your family. now is the time to make plans
to protect your family.
>>Doctor Frank Esper of to protect your family.
>>Doctor Frank Esper of
Cleveland clinic, children’s a>>Doctor Frank Esper of
Cleveland clinic, children’s a
recommends getting your child a Cleveland clinic, children’s a
recommends getting your child a
flu vaccine as soon as they’re recommends getting your child a
flu vaccine as soon as they’re
available. The best time to get flu vaccine as soon as they’re
available. The best time to get
the flu vaccines before flu available. The best time to get
the flu vaccines before flu
spreads. the flu vaccines before flu
spreads.
>>It takes anywhere between 2 spreads.
>>It takes anywhere between 2
to 4 weeks for your immune>>It takes anywhere between 2
to 4 weeks for your immune
system to ramp up and be to 4 weeks for your immune
system to ramp up and be
protected after you get your system to ramp up and be
protected after you get your
vaccinations the flu is a protected after you get your
vaccinations the flu is a
severe respiratory illness. vaccinations the flu is a
severe respiratory illness.
>>It comes on suddenly causing severe respiratory illness.
>>It comes on suddenly causing
high fever aches and chills.>>It comes on suddenly causing
high fever aches and chills.
Some people believe you can get high fever aches and chills.
Some people believe you can get
the flu from the vaccine. Some people believe you can get
the flu from the vaccine.
But doctor Esper says that’s a the flu from the vaccine.
But doctor Esper says that’s a
myth the flu shot is a dead But doctor Esper says that’s a
myth the flu shot is a dead
vaccine. It is a bunch of myth the flu shot is a dead
vaccine. It is a bunch of
pieces and parts of the flu. vaccine. It is a bunch of
pieces and parts of the flu.
>>They go in there you cannot pieces and parts of the flu.
>>They go in there you cannot
get infected with.>>They go in there you cannot
get infected with.
>>The flu shot the flu virus get infected with.
>>The flu shot the flu virus
has the ability to change>>The flu shot the flu virus
has the ability to change
sometimes has the ability to change
sometimes
the midseason so a flu vaccine sometimes
the midseason so a flu vaccine
doesn’t guarantee your family the midseason so a flu vaccine
doesn’t guarantee your family
will avoid the flu all doesn’t guarantee your family
will avoid the flu all
together. But it greatly will avoid the flu all
together. But it greatly
reduces your chances of together. But it greatly
reduces your chances of
catching it. reduces your chances of
catching it.
>>Even normal healthy young catching it.
>>Even normal healthy young
adults, older adults, children.>>Even normal healthy young
adults, older adults, children.
He was that no other problems adults, older adults, children.
He was that no other problems
they can get really bad flu. He was that no other problems
they can get really bad flu.
They can get hospitalized, they they can get really bad flu.
They can get hospitalized, they
can get really bad pneumonia. They can get hospitalized, they
can get really bad pneumonia.
>>They can get really bad pneumonia.
>>They
can die. Anybody conduct now>>They
can die. Anybody conduct now
there are certain people who can die. Anybody conduct now
there are certain people who
are even more at risk of being there are certain people who
are even more at risk of being
hospitalized even more at risk are even more at risk of being
hospitalized even more at risk
of dying. And when you get hospitalized even more at risk
of dying. And when you get
your vaccination of dying. And when you get
your vaccination
you’re protecting those your vaccination
you’re protecting those
individuals around you those you’re protecting those
individuals around you those
people who you come in contact individuals around you those
people who you come in contact
with doctor Esper says flu people who you come in contact
with doctor Esper says flu
vaccines are recommended for with doctor Esper says flu
vaccines are recommended for
all children older than vaccines are recommended for
all children older than
6 months. all children older than
6 months.
>>Children younger than the 6 months.
>>Children younger than the
age of 8 who have never>>Children younger than the
age of 8 who have never
received the flu vaccine.

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