Flu Vaccinations in Nursing Homes
“At any age, a flu infection can become dangerous, but when it’s someone who’s quite old and frail, the chances that they’ll become very sick and need to be hospitalized increases significantly.”
Between December and February, you tend see the most contractions of the flu and sicknesses during this part of the yearly flu season. With this in mind, being cautious with your health and getting your flu shots should be top priorities in staying healthy. But one place in particular that needs to take extra precautions during this time are the nursing and care centers, where the older population is a lot more susceptible to the flu and less immune to sicknesses.
Check out the full article here, and make sure your loved ones are doing all they can to stay healthy this flu season: