"By offering on-site influenza vaccination clinics at Simon Malls, we are providing an easily accessible way for our shoppers to help protect themselves during the peak influenza season," said Monica Garcia, Assistant Manager Mall Marketing for Barton Creek Square. "We are pleased to team with Novartis Vaccines and RediClinic to present this added convenience to our patrons during the busy holiday season."
About the Barton Creek Square Influenza Vaccination Clinic
The Barton Creek Square influenza vaccination clinic, sponsored by Novartis Vaccines, in partnership with RediClinic, is designed to help support the CDC's efforts to extend the vaccination season, and to increase vaccination rates to reduce illness and deaths from influenza and its complications.
Influenza vaccine is a regulated product; its availability may be restricted or curtailed. The local influenza vaccination clinic will comply with all national, state, and local health regulations.
To find additional influenza vaccination clinics if you are unable to attend the clinic at Barton Creek Square, or for more information about how to help prevent influenza, consumers may visit http://www.FluSource.com.
Influenza is a contagious disease of the respiratory tract (nose, throat, and lungs) that can lead to serious complications, such as pneumonia and dehydration, and worsening of chronic medical conditions, such as congestive heart failure, asthma, or diabetes.
Many people confuse influenza with the common cold, but, in fact,
influenza can be a much more serious illness. An average of about 36,000 US
residents die each year from influenza and its complications, which is more
than double the 17,000 Americans who die annually from AIDS, similar to the
42,000 Americans who die each year from breast cancer, and half the 73,000
Americans who die annually of diabetes and
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