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Maxim Health Systems to Provide 44,000 Flu Shot Clinics Nationwide; Flu Vaccinations Begin on October 1
Date:9/8/2009

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- It is the start of the flu season and with seasonal influenza responsible for more than 36,000 deaths per year, getting a flu vaccine is critical. Today, Maxim Health Systems announced on October 1 it will launch its annual influenza vaccination program and will provide flu shots nationwide through more than 44,000 clinics. The company's Web site, www.findaflushot.com, offers an online clinic locator tool to help users find convenient flu clinics by simply typing in a local zip code.

"This fall, all of us are experiencing concerns over the threat of the new H1N1 ("Swine Flu"). However, we need to prepare ourselves for the seasonal flu, which every year proves to be a very serious threat. The best way that we can protect ourselves and our children is to get an annual influenza vaccine. While we wait for safety and efficacy studies on the new H1N1 vaccine, we should all be getting our flu vaccines as early as possible this fall. Please don't wait -- get vaccinated when clinics open," says Bonnie Offit, MD, FAAP, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Many Americans are not aware of the true dangers of the flu. On average, every year, influenza:

  • Kills almost as many Americans as breast cancer.(1)
  • Kills two to three times more Americans than HIV/AIDS.(2)
  • Kills the equivalent of a major-league stadium full of people.(3)
  • Affects 65 million Americans as they fall victim to influenza and flu-related complications, such as pneumonia, resulting in 200,000 hospitalizations and 36,000 deaths per year.(4)

"Everyone should consider flu prevention," notes Steve Pellito, National Director of Wellness for Maxim Health Systems. "Maxim has created an online clinic locator with a feature to remind frie
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