Navigation Links
Florida Health Care Community Stepping Up for the 2007-2008 Flu Season
Date:10/5/2007

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The good news is that there is an abundance of flu vaccine," reports Dr. Terry D. Hashey, Medical Director of First Coast Family Medicine and clinical spokesperson for Jacksonville's third annual Golden Corral Flu Campaign. "The bad news is that despite ample supplies last year, Florida (at 63.2%) is still ranked below the national average of 69.3% for flu shot conformity." Given the three million Medicare beneficiaries that call Florida home, the vulnerabilities for people over 50 and complications from the flu (like hospitalizations and even death), it makes good sense to get a flu shot. "A simple preventive measure like getting a flu shot saves lives," says Dr. Hashey. "And, in Jacksonville, getting a flu shot has never been easier."

Six area Golden Corral restaurants, in partnership with five community and health care organizations, have teamed-up a third year in a row to provide flu shots to Jacksonville seniors, aged 65 and older, as well as to members of their family, care givers and members of the community at large. In addition to a flu shot, seniors will receive a gift bag filled with health care information, a variety of goodies, Golden Corral Golden Bucks and a Buy-One, Get-One-Free "Early Bird" coupon. "Wouldn't you take a preventive action if you knew it would save your life or prevent you from being hospitalized?" asks Dr. Hashey. "Get your flu shot this year."

Monday, October 22: 7043 Normandy Boulevard, 32205 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tuesday, October 23: 9070 Merrill Road, 32225 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, October 24: 4250 Southside Boulevard, 32216 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, October 24: 582 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thursday, October 25: 14035 Beach Boulevard, 32250 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Friday, October 26: 11470 San Jose Boulevard, 32223 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This material was prepared by FMQAI, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Florida, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


'/>"/>
SOURCE FMQAI
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Florida State University declares a breathtaking study which might solve the Hepatitis C Virus maze and find a cure!
2. Racial Gap in Floridas Infant Mortality Rates Increasing
3. Massive Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Hundreds of Home in Florida
4. Major Medicare Fraud Detected in Florida
5. Poor health care in Russia maybe causing Decline in its Population
6. Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car
7. Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers
8. Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!
9. Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover
10. Antioxidants protect health tissue in people undergoing radiation therapy.
11. Sexual abuse affect health for a lifetime
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... with the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA). This agreement allows HCAOA members ... services, as well as discounts on Accreditation University (AU) educational resources that help ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... to announce the integration of Microsoft(R) Word(TM) Online(TM), which enables sleep physicians to ... since it streamlines the reporting process and provides a familiar interface that does ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) announced ... its outlook as “stable.” At the same time, the ratings agency cautioned that the ... dip below “capital adequacy” thresholds required for its strong rating. , “Horizon is committed ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... GlycoMark, Inc. announced today ... throughout the Northeast U.S. , GlycoMark is the only clinically available blood ... provides a clinically proven one- to two-week measure of hyperglycemic excursions, often related ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... Ushio America ... lamps offer an instant energy-saving solution for F32T8 fluorescent lamps on most instant-start ... ballasts. These 50,000 hour rated lamps utilize the existing electronic ballast, saving labor ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/24/2017)... 2017 Solentim, the developer of instrumentation ... of a major new product line called the ... VIPS has been developed for automatically seeding single ... part of the process to generate clonally-derived cell ... more reliable solution when compared to traditional single ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017 ... "Global Biosimilar Pipeline and Market Prospects: Addressing Production ... report to their offering. ... "Global Biosimilar Pipeline and Market Prospects: ... Design" provides an in-depth assessment of the current trends ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... April 20, 2017  AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a ... (n=145/146) of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected ... 6 and compensated cirrhosis (Child-Pugh A) achieved sustained ... ) with its investigational, pan-genotypic regimen of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir ... seen following 12 weeks of G/P treatment without ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: