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Seasonal Flu Vaccination Clinics Available to Public

Sept. 15, 2010

Seasonal flu vaccination clinics administered by the Aurora Visiting Nurse Association will begin October 13 in Cudahy.

 

The clinics will take place at community locations throughout the area. Cost for a seasonal flu vaccination is $30 when paying by cash or check, and pneumonia shots are $55. Medicare Part B and Medicaid are accepted as payment.

 

For more information about the seasonal flu and where you can find an Aurora Visiting Nurse Association Shoo the Flu clinic, log on to www.Aurora.org/flu.

 

Shoo the Flu! clinics scheduled for Cudahy include:

Wednesday, October 13

•10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Kelly Senior Center, 6100 S. Lake Drive, Cudahy

 

Saturday, October 16

•10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Aurora St. Luke’s South Shore, 5900 S. Lake Drive, Cudahy

 

The Aurora Visiting Nurse Association recommends following common-sense rules of hygiene and health care to avoid getting the flu:

-Get a flu shot every year.

-Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Discard the tissue immediately.

-Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer often, especially after coughing or sneezing.

-Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.

-Avoid contact with sick people.

-Get plenty of sleep.

-Eat a well-balanced diet.

-Drink plenty of fluids.

-Participate in physical activity and avoid stress as much as possible.

 

The Aurora VNA is a not-for-profit agency that has been committed to keeping people independent in their homes since 1907 and is the most comprehensive source of home care services in eastern Wisconsin. The VNA is part of Aurora Health Care, a not-for-profit health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

 

About Aurora Health Care

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.

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