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Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot Yet?
Posted By Alejandra Owens On December 5, 2011 @ 9:23 am In Personal Health | Comments Disabled
This is a guest post by Annie Lynsen, on loan to AARP from Small Act .
Happy National Influenza Vaccination Awareness Week!
There are lots of ways you can celebrate, but getting your flu shot is probably better than, say, decorating your house with a garland of tiny syringes.
Whether you get the shot from your primary care physician, a drugstore or a grocery store, you’ll be taking an important step toward protecting your health. Older adults are particularly vulnerable to serious complications from the disease :
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URLs in this post:
 Small Act: http://www.smallact.com
 particularly vulnerable to serious complications from the disease: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/65over.htm
 Several vaccine options: http://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-09-2011/annual-flu-vaccine-options.html
 Find where you can get a flu shot: http://www.lungusa.org/lung-disease/influenza/flu-vaccine-finder/
 USACE Europe District: http://www.flickr.com/photos/europedistrict/
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