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Flu Shot

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
  • Cough
  • Nasal congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Sore throat
  • Hoarseness
  • Ear pressure
  • Earache
  • Muscle aches
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • 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

 

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