Ahhh, Christmas … The time of year for eggnog, presents, decorations and, if you are anything like millions of other Americans, it is prime time to come down with the flu. And while almost all of us have had experience with the flu and managed to get over it with time, the flu is a serious disease that causes tens of thousands of deaths every year. Rather than a mere annoyance to avoid, everyone should consider getting a flu shot. Getting a flu shot will help safeguard against the spreading of the flu to vulnerable populations like young children, infants and the elderly. [Read more…]
Dr. Johnston talks to channel 12 News and 3TV about the new flu epidemic going around, and what you can do to help stop the spread.