Diablo Family Physicians
 
Flu Update

Dear Patients:

WE WILL HAVE SEASONAL FLU VACCINES AVAILABLE IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS! PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL OUR OFFICE USING YOUR RELAY HEALTH ACCOUNT FOR A TIME TO HAVE THE INJECTION.

Seasonal Flu: What To Do If You Get Sick? www.cdc.gov/flu/whattodo.htm

Who is prioritized for treatment with influenza antiviral drugs? http://www.cdc.gov/flu/antivirals/whatyoushould.htm

Most people ill with influenza will recover without complications. Some people are at highest risk of influenza-related complications and are prioritized for treatment with influenza antiviral drugs this season. They include:

  • Children younger than 2 years old
  • Adults 65 years and older
  • Pregnant women and women up to 2 weeks from end of pregnancy
  • People with certain chronic medical conditions (such as asthma, heart failure, chronic lung disease) and people with a weak immune system (due to illnesses such as diabetes and HIV)
  • People younger than 19 years of age who are receiving long-term aspirin therapy

Best of health this flu season,
Diablo Family Physicians

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