Why Are State Officials Urging People to Get Flu Shots?

October 15, 2019

Tennessee state health officials, as well as those at the national level, are urging everyone to get a flu vaccine this fall. But why is that? Well, it’s pretty simple. The flu shot is your best defense against the flu—a common and extremely contagious illness that can have serious complications. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Athens provides some insight. Why Is It So Important to Get a Flu Shot ...

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How Long Will I Be Infectious With the Flu?

October 1, 2019

Who wants to spend their fall or winter stuck at home with the flu? No one! But the reality is, up to 20% of Americans will be diagnosed with the flu this year. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Athens wants you to be aware of the early signs of the flu, as well as how long you can expect to be sick with the flu virus. How Contagious Is the Flu? Believe it or ...

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