Navigation Links
Nationwide Medical/Surgical Unveils Flu Protection Tip Sheet
Date:2/4/2009

Nationwide Medical/Surgical, a leading distributor of the flu vaccine and other specialty medical products, has created their 2009 annual list of how to prevent the flu.

(Vocus) February 4, 2009 -- Nationwide Medical/Surgical (www.nationwidemedical.net), a leading distributor of the flu vaccine and other specialty medical products, has created their 2009 annual list of how to prevent the flu.

The influenza virus, known as the flu, is a serious and contagious respiratory illness that ranges from mild to severe and can be fatal. Some people are more susceptible than others, including the young, the infirm, the elderly, women who are pregnant, and health care providers. These groups especially should do their best to protect themselves from the flu.

The number one way to prevent the flu is to get the flu vaccine. The flu vaccine exposes the body to a weakened or dead version of the influenza virus. The human body then builds up defenses to protect itself, so that if one comes in contact with the influenza virus, enough defenses will have built up to fight it off. The vaccine should be administered when it becomes available each October for maximum protection, but getting a vaccination later in the season still can offer protection. There are two types of flu vaccines, the shot, made of dead viruses, and the nose-spray, made of weakened but live viruses.

There are several other ways to help minimize the chances of contracting the flu. The first is to avoid contact with anyone who has the flu virus. If one becomes sick, staying home to prevent passing on the flu to others is recommended. If one must sneeze or cough, covering the mouth or nose with ones hand is recommended. This will prevent the germs from becoming airborne. Hand washing is always a must, and the more frequently done, the better. Make sure to always wash hands before eating, and after coming in contact with anyone who may be sick. Along with following these tips, exercising good health habits such as eating right and getting enough sleep and exercise will help keep ones body in top form to prevent the flu virus.

To find out more about the flu vaccine and other ways to prevent the flu, please visit www.nationwidemedical.net . Nationwide Medical/Surgical has been distributing the flu vaccine since 1996 helping to protect the population from the influenza virus.

Dan Blatt
Nationwide Medical
14141 Covello Street, Suite 6C
(800) 997-8846
Van Nuys, CA 91405
Website: www.nationwidemedical.net

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/02/prweb1945014.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Ther-Rx Corporation Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Prescription Prenatal and Iron Supplements to Wholesale Level
2. ETHEX Corporation Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Prescription Prenatal and Iron Supplements to Wholesale Level
3. ETHEX Corporation Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall
4. Milkscreen Home Test for Alcohol in Breast Milk Begins Nationwide Sales at Walgreens
5. Jenny Craig Announces Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Jennys Cuisine(R) Anytime Peanut Butter Flavor Nutritional Bars Due to Possible Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) Contamination and Potential Health Risk
6. Twelve Indicted in Nationwide Anabolic Steroids Probe
7. Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products Recalls Food Lion Bake Shop Peanut Butter Cookies Nationwide Because of Possible Health Risk
8. Kellogg Company Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Austin(R) and Keebler(R) Branded Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers and Select Snack-Size Packs of Famous Amos(R) and Keebler(R) Soft Batch Peanut Butter Cookies Because of Possible Health Risk
9. Peanut Corporation of America Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Peanut Butter
10. Nationwide Medical/Surgical Announces They Will Carry Flu Vaccine
11. Photos: Arthritis Foundation Launches Nationwide Movement Encouraging People to Move to Prevent and Treat Arthritis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Nationwide Medical/Surgical Unveils Flu Protection Tip Sheet
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... certification process to promote standards of excellence for the field of eating disorders, ... March 22 – 25, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Omni Resort at ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Southern ... and Jennifer Huggins, PharmD ’17, along with clinical associate professor Janice Frueh, ... cardiovascular diseases during the 15th Annual Women’s Health Conference. The SIU School ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes ... a mock evacuation of the facility as part of a disaster drill on October ... Hose EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the Connecticut Long ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse ... Market. Featuring a collection of specialty vendors and unique items from across the nation, ... quality-focused health and wellness services offered by the VNA. The boutique will be ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids Fun Run brought out many kids this ... by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, is aimed at getting kids excited about ... ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, which is all about having fun and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/25/2017)... , Sept. 25, 2017  EpiVax, Inc., ... vaccine design, and immune-engineering today announced the launch ... the development of personalized therapeutic cancer vaccines. EpiVax ... provided exclusive access to enabling technologies to the ... MBA will lead EpiVax Oncology as Chief Executive ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced that its CE-Marked ... those with the widespread pain associated with fibromyalgia in ... Essex, England commented, "I had ... no sleep at all, tremendous pain, with every movement ... [the AVACEN 100] enough, how this has and is ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... Mich. , Sept. 18, 2017  PMD Healthcare ... Specialty Pharmacy of Kalamazoo, Mich. , ... hub service that expedites and streamlines patient and provider ... PD 2.0, and wellness management services.  ... device used to measure lung function for a variety ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: