Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines in Michigan
What is Influenza – The Flu?
The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses that can infect the throat, nose, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine every year.
Symptoms of the Flu
People who have the flu often feel some or all of these signs and symptoms:
Fever or chills
Runny or stuffy nose
Muscle or body aches
Symptoms of Pneumonia
Lower-than-normal body temperature in older people
Shortness of breath
Chest pain that fluctuates with breathing (pleurisy)
What is pneumococcal vaccination?
Pneumococcal vaccination is a way to prevent a specific type of lung infection also known as pneumonia that is caused by Pneumococcus bacterium. There are more than 80 different types of pneumococcus bacteria. 23 of these are covered in the current vaccination. The vaccine is injected into the body to stimulate the normal immune system to produce antibodies that are directed against pneumococcus bacteria.
So, now is the time for you to get your annual Flu and Pneumonia Vaccine and Millennium Medical Group is your source.
When you need Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines in Michigan or any of the following area, please give us a call.
■Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines Michigan
■Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines Wayne County Michigan
■Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines Westland Michigan
■Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines Wayne Michigan
■Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines Garden City Michigan
■Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines Livonia Michigan
Please call us at Westland Phone: 734.728.2130.