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

Posted on January 11, 2019

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… Read More

MD Now® Urgent Care offers the newest 4 strain Flu vaccine at all 30 South Florida locations

Posted on October 2, 2017

The CDC recommends getting this season’s flu shots by October 31. In response, MD Now is offering special savings on recommended flu vaccines at all locations.In keeping with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations, MD Now® encourages flu vaccinations for everyone six months and older, well in advance of the 2017–2018 flu season. Certain health plans such as Blue… Read More

MD Now offers a convenient and affordable alternative for Florida’s epidemic flu season.

Posted on January 23, 2015

With flu cases up 30%-40% in South Florida, MD Now provides easy access to prevention and treatment.South Florida’s leading urgent care provider, MD Now Urgent Care, is prepared for what may be one of the worst flu seasons in years. Doctors have seen a steep, 30%-40% rise in flu cases in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties, with the peak… Read More

CDC: Early Data Suggests Potentially Severe Flu Season

Posted on December 5, 2014

CDC Urges Vaccination, Treatment Early data suggests that the current 2014-2015 flu season could be severe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges immediate vaccination for anyone still unvaccinated this season and recommends prompt treatment with antiviral drugs for people at high risk of complications who develop flu. So far this year, seasonal influenza A H3N2 viruses have been most… Read More

Are You Worried Sick About Catching The Flu? Let MD Now Urgent Care Protect You with a Flu Shot.

Posted on November 12, 2014

It’s that time of year again: flu season. But now you can give the sneezing, aching, coughing, and congestion the cold shoulder by simply getting a flu shot. Since flu season starts in October/November, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advise getting a flu shot right away to ensure that you’re protected from the start of the season. Luckily, MD… Read More

Boston Death Gives Rise to Florida Flu Prevention

Posted on January 16, 2014

Last week, the Boston Public Health Commission announced the first death from this year’s flu season – a man in his sixties. As someone experiencing other health issues, the flu added to his suffering and caused his death. Now, the commission is encouraging others to get a flu shot.Today, MD Now Urgent Care centers gave its flu outlook for south… Read More

MD Now Urgent Care Steps in as Flu Season Approaches its Peak

Posted on January 15, 2014

West Palm Beach, Fla. – (January 16, 2013) – MD Now Medical Centers, a leading provider of urgent care services in Florida today announced its 2013-2014 flu outlook. MD Now Urgent Care has treated patients with influenza and influenza-like illness throughout its many Urgent Care Centers in South Florida. The numbers of those treated rose during the month of December… Read More

Palm Beach Post: Flu season starting; swine strain dominates

Posted on December 25, 2013

At the twelve MD Now urgent care clinics across Palm Beach County, one or two people a day now enter with fevers and aches, and leave with the same diagnosis: flu.“It’s here,” Dr. Peter Lamelas, founder of the MD Now, said Monday. “It’s up from last week.”Check out the entire Palm Beach Post article here  (http://m.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/flu-season-starting-swine-strain-dominates/ncTMc/)The Florida Department of Health reports… Read More

Flu Activity Picks Up Nationwide

Posted on January 7, 2013

CDC recommends vaccination and antiviral treatment against influenzaInfluenza activity continues to increase in the United States and most of the country is now experiencing high levels of influenza-like-illness (ILI), according to CDC’s latest FluViewreport. “Reports of influenza-like-illness (ILI) are nearing what have been peak levels during moderately severe seasons,” according to Dr. Joe Bresee. CDC continues to recommend influenza vaccination… Read More

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