Posts Tagged: flu

Have Heart Failure? Get the Flu Shot.


If you’re among the millions who are living with heart failure, getting flu and pneumonia vaccinations can help keep you out of the hospital this flu season. While October is the best time to get a flu shot, it’s not too late to protect yourself and loved ones from the flu.

Flu-shot Primer: What You Need to Know

Flu Shot

By SMH Ambulatory Services Director Jen Storch Flu season is officially upon us, and the best way to protect you and your family from the flu is by getting the flu shot. Here on the Suncoast—like most places in the US—influenza activity typically begins in October or November and increases during the fall and winter… Read more »

Urgent Care or ER: Know When to Go

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Medical care at an urgent care center is not the same as care at an emergency room. So what’s the difference? How do you know when to go to urgent care or when you should head for the nearest hospital emergency room?