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When Is Flu Season

It’s beginning to be that time of year, falling leaves, cooler weather, holiday parties, gift giving, and unfortunately — the flu. While flu season typically hits the hardest in December, January, and February, flu activity usually begins in late October.

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Getting Your Flu Shot

The CDC recommends that all people six months of age or older get their seasonal flu vaccine. While it’s best to get your vaccine in early October to avoid flu season, if you haven’t gotten your vaccine — it’s not too late! Call Alpha Care today at (843) 824-CARE or fill out our online contact form to schedule a quick appointment. No referrals are necessary and we usually can do same day appointments!

Preventing The Spread of The Flu Virus

The Charleston doctors at Alpha Care recommend:

  • wash hands to prevent the spread of the fluRegularly washing hands
  • Staying away from sick people
  • Staying home from work/school if you are sick
  • Maintaining a healthy diet
  • Get all your vitamins
  • And of course, getting the flu vaccine

Visit Alpha Care Today!

If you’re feeling under the weather, please reach out the the doctors at Alpha Care in Charleston. We have four convenient locations throughout the area to help meet the medical needs.