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Huston Street Joins Mended Hearts with an Important Heart Health Message: Get Your Flu Shot!
Date:10/17/2008

ple in the U.S. with cardiovascular conditions receive an annual flu shot. Larson adds, "I Heart Flu Shots is a public health initiative to help protect the citizens of Austin against the flu -- an infection which can be prevented."

Sadly, in 2005 only one in three adults with heart disease was vaccinated against the flu.

Flu shots are generally well-tolerated. People with allergies to eggs or chickens, or who have had a life-threatening reaction to a previous influenza vaccination, should not receive a flu shot.

Austin's Health Department will offer flu shots to uninsured or underinsured Austin/Travis County residents who are at a high risk of complications, including those living with a chronic disease. Several clinics in the area will provide the flu shots through November. For more details including dates and locations, visit http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/health.

About Flu

Influenza, commonly known as "the flu," is a contagious and potentially deadly infection that affects on average, five percent to 20 percent of the total U.S. population each flu season. In past years, flu has caused an average of 36,000 deaths and more than 200,000 hospitalizations annually. Most of these deaths occurred in people 65 years of age and older. The flu is easily passed from one person to another through the air by droplets released when an infected individual coughs or sneezes, but may also be spread by direct contact with influenza virus-contaminated surfaces.

For more information about I Heart Flu ShotsTM, visit http://www.iheartflushots.com.

About Mended Hearts

Mended Hearts is a community-based, nationwide heart patient support group affiliated with the American Heart Association and founded more than 50 years ago. More than 17,000 members operate through 260 local chapters across the United States with tw
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