CDC: Vaccine Offers Best Protection Against the Flu

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FluShot

By Angel MedFlight Contributor

Flu season is here and it’s time to start thinking about getting a flu shot.  Promoting a healthy workplace is extremely important to us here at Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance and recently employees were given the opportunity to get their flu vaccine. Consider that a brief needle stick in the arm can help protect against a virus that hospitalizes over 226,000 people in the U.S. each year. Thousands will die from the flu and its complications. 

Rebecca Van Pelt, R.N., is Angel MedFlight’s Chief Administrative Officer. “We offered a flu shot clinic to our employees this year after many of them were affected by the flu virus last year, ” said Van Pelt. “As our company grows, our office space is getting cozier. Plus, our flight crews being in and out of airports, ambulances, and hospitals – they are particularly at risk of being exposed…

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