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Pharmacists Urge the Public to Begin Getting Immunized
Date:9/4/2009

aged 6 months up to their 19th birthday
  • Women who will be pregnant during the influenza season
  • People 50 years of age and older
  • People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions
  • People who live in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities
  • People who live with or care for those at high risk for complications from flu, including:
  • Health care workers
  • Household contacts of persons at high risk for complications from the flu
  • Household contacts and out of home caregivers of children less than 6 months of age (these children are too young to be vaccinated)
  • Even though the peak of the influenza season is typically in February, APhA encourages consumers to talk to be proactive and talk to their pharmacists about their vaccination needs. Patients can be vaccinated into February and beyond, as long as vaccine supply is available.

    In addition to getting an annual flu vaccination, practicing good health habits will help reduce one's risk of getting the flu. APhA suggests adhering to the CDC's guidelines for preventing the flu:
    1.   Avoid close contact
    Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.   
    2.   Stay home when you are sick
    If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. You will help prevent others from catching your illness.
    3.   Cover your mouth and nose
    Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick.
    4.   Wash your hands
    Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs.
    5.   Avoid touching your eyes nose or mouth
    Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then t
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