Flu Shot South Bound Brook
Everyone knows flu season comes around every year, and almost everyone starts to wonder, “Should I get a flu shot?” For most people, a flu shot can be helpful. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends all individuals over 6 months of age get the flu shot every year.
You can get your flu shot near South Bound Book to protect against the flu and also to protect yourself from getting more seriously ill should you get the flu. People who get a flu shot have a much lower risk of being hospitalized with related conditions such as pneumonia if they get the flu. You can get the flu shot near South Bound Brook starting in October, and Astrahealth continues to offer it through early winter. Your immunity generally kicks in around 2 weeks after getting the shot.
Know the Groups at Highest Risk
While not everyone needs a flu shot, there are some groups that are at higher risk for getting the flu than others. They can also be at higher risk for getting more serious cases of the flu, and having more detrimental side effects. The CDC states that children under 5 years old, older adults, pregnant women, and those individuals who have weaker immune systems, can get even greater benefits from the flu shot.
Get Your Flu Shot near South Bound Brook
You can call for an appointment to get your flu shot near South Bound Brook. We also accept walk-ins. Astrahealth Centers offers extended hours at this clinic location to better serve you. We are open until 7:00 p.m. on weekdays, so you can drop by after work, and on Saturdays, so you can bring the family. We are proud to offer this preventive care measure to help keep you and your family healthy.