What is a Flu Shot?
A flu shot is the seasonal influenza vaccine to help protect against flu viruses that research. New flu vaccines are developed twice a year because the influenza virus changes quickly. The seasonal flu shot should offer medium to high protection against that season’s flu and helps for a quicker recovery after one ends up catching the flu.
Why Should I Get a Flu Shot?
Influenza is a potentially serious disease which could lead to hospitalization and possibly death. Symptoms of influenza include:
- Fevers and chills
- Nasal congestion
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Ear pressure
- Muscle aches
- Irritated, watering eyes
The flu vaccine has been proven to help prevent, reduce the symptoms, and recover quicker from the flu.
Where Can I Get a Flu Shot?
With five office locations in Westchester and the Bronx, Doctors United makes it easy to get your seasonal flu shot.
|Ardsley:||(914) 693-8787 or 1 Bridge St, Ardsley, NY 10502|
|South Bronx:||(718) 589-9588 or 907 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10460|
|White Plains:||(914) 328-6080 or 174 Grand St, White Plains, NY 10601|
|Yonkers:||(914) 968-5125 or 340 S Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10705|
|North Bronx||(718) 405-0205 or 741 East 233rd St, Bronx, NY 10466|