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CDC: Get a Flu Shot in October. PhysicianOne Urgent Care: Get a No-Cost Flu Shot in October.
Date:10/4/2017

WESTWOOD, Mass., Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza vaccination should take place by the end of October. PhysicianOne Urgent Care is helping communities across Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Westchester, NY, by offering no-cost* flu shots through the end of the month. *Some exclusions apply, as mandated by certain health insurance regulations.

The best time to get a flu shot is by the end of October, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and flu shots are no-cost* all month at PhysicianOne Urgent Care
The best time to get a flu shot is by the end of October, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and flu shots are no-cost* all month at PhysicianOne Urgent Care

"Vaccination is the best way to protect yourself from the influenza virus," said Dr. Jeannie Kenkare, PhysicianOne Urgent Care co-founder and Chief Medical Officer. "We recommend patients receive the influenza vaccine prior to the end of October. To further encourage patients to protect themselves this flu season, we are offering no-cost* flu shots through the end of the month."

This time of year, it's also important to take precautions to avoid spreading germs. "We recommend washing your hands with soap and water or with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer frequently, especially after shaking hands or touching surfaces that might be contaminated," said Dr. Kenkare. "Don't touch your face, including your mouth or nose, without first washing your hands, since we know that the flu virus can enter your body through transfer from surfaces to your hands and into your body through your nose and mouth. And don't share food or drinks, as you'll be sure to share the germs from contaminated cups and utensils that way."

Influenza usually causes a number of unpleasant symptoms, including coughing, stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, fever, chills, headaches, body aches, and fatigue.

"If you think you might have the flu and are in a high-risk group (including young children, people over 65, and those with certain medical conditions), or are feeling very sick, it's important to seek medical care early," said Dr. Kenkare.

PhysicianOne Urgent Care is open every day of the week, including holidays, and has hours that extend beyond the normal primary care provider hours, allowing patients to be seen — and begin treatment, if appropriate — sooner.

About PhysicianOne Urgent Care

PhysicianOne Urgent Care provides quality, easily-accessible, walk-in medical care for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. All 18 locations throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York are open 365 days per year; 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., weekdays, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weekends and holidays. Experienced providers are on-site at all times, and X-ray, lab, suturing, and IV services are available at all locations. Insurance is accepted, and affordable self-pay options are available. Parking is available at all locations. 

Founded in 2008, PhysicianOne Urgent Care was the first in the market to be accredited and certified by the Urgent Care Association of America and is currently the only UCAOA Accredited urgent care organization in Connecticut. In Connecticut and New York, PhysicianOne Urgent Care is proud to be an Affiliate of Yale New Haven Health.

For more information, including a list of services, locations, insurances accepted, career opportunities, to view wait times and check-in online, and more, please visit www.PhysicianOneUrgentCare.com.

Contact

Andrea Tager

Director of Marketing

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

atager@physicianoneurgentcare.com

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