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The Flu & You
For seniors, influenza (the flu) often results in serious complications that can cause severe, life-threatening complications and in some cases death. In the United States more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from seasonal flu complications annually. That's why it is important to understand the flu, take all necessary precautions to prevent the infections, and know what to do if you get the flu.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC recommends that you Take Three:
Step 1: Take time to get vaccinated. It is especially important for those over the age of 65.
Step 2: Take everyday precautions to prevent the spread of germs that cause respiratory illness.
Step 3: If you have flu-like symptoms, seek medical attention and take anti-viral drugs if prescribed by your physician.
To help you prepare for a healthy flu season, download our handy flu facts.