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Six Feet, 48 Hours, 10 Days: How to Avoid Flu via The Wall Street Journal

Cases of the flu spiked across the U.S. in December. Even in a mild year, influenza kills as many as 12,000 people in the U.S., even more alarming, a bad year can cause as many as 56,000 deaths. The flu vaccine is the most effective way to prevent yourself from catching or spreading the flu. Right now we are offering free flu shots with no appointment needed when you bring in this coupon or coupon code: COUFF. A… Read More

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Flu season: To mask or not to mask? That is the question

Flu is upon us and everyone — neighbors, friends, loved ones and that co-worker coughing up a lung in the next cubicle – seems infected. What’s a healthy person to do? Put on one of those germ-proof head-to-toe suits like in the movie Outbreak? Well, if you recall, it didn’t save Kevin Spacey. So in the midst of the worst flu season since the 2009 Swine flu scare, the question for some: To mask or not… Read More

WPTV: Did you get your flu shot? Vaccine supplies running low

MD Now Urgent Care still has vaccine in supply  

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - What can you do to fight the flu? Everyone says get a flu shot, but that may be easy to say and hard to do. Doctors at MD Now Urgent Care have seen countless flu patients this season and they’re down to just a handful of flu shots. If you stop by CVS, Publix or Target pharmacies, you'll most likely learn that… Read More

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CBS 12: As flu vaccine is in high demand, doctor says supply could be getting low

  WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) - The flu shot is recommended by doctors, but some people could soon be out of luck. The vaccine is in high demand, and one doctor says supply could be getting low. Dr. Peter Lamelas opened his first MD Now Urgent Care facility in Lake Worth. Now, he has 30 across south Florida. He has a passion for caring for people and says he enjoys saving lives… Read More