Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines Michigan

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
Cough
Sore throat
Runny or stuffy nose
Muscle or body aches
Headaches
Fatigue

Symptoms of Pneumonia

Fever
Lower-than-normal body temperature in older people
Cough
Shortness of breath
Sweating
Shaking chills
Chest pain that fluctuates with breathing (pleurisy)
Headache
Muscle pain
Fatigue

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.

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■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 or Brentwood Phone:  248-474-2220