2022-2023 Flu Season is here, are you vaccinated?

Sep 01, 2022

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2022-2023 Flu Season is here, are you vaccinated?

With the 2022-2023 Flu Season quickly approaching, protect yourself and your loved ones by getting the flu vaccine at Colorado Springs Family Practice.  We are currently offering vaccines for patients as young as 6 months, as well as a specially formulated vaccination for our 65+ community. With same day appointments available, schedule your visit for the vaccine by calling (719) 634-8891, or visiting our website at www.coloradospringsfamilypractice.org.

If you have questions, or are unsure if you are eligible for the vaccine, our skilled and friendly providers are here to answer your questions and concerns. 

2022/2023 Flu Season from the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/season/index.html

According to the CDC, influenza heightens in October, and peaks between the months of December and February. The first and most important step to protect yourself from the flu is receiving the flu vaccine annually. 

Additional every day steps that can help prevent the spread of germs include: 

  • Avoiding close contact with those who are sick. 
  • Frequent and diligent hand washing with soap and water.
  • Covering coughs and sneezes appropriately. 
  • Avoiding touching your mouth, nose, and eyes. 
  • Cleaning and disinfecting surfaces regularly.