Day 5: The Influenza Vaccine

“Let the water teem with living creatures, and let the birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky.” -Genesis 1:20 NIV As expected, since I’m a healthcare provider, I’m a huge proponent of the influenza vaccine (also known as the “flu shot”). Wait! Before you stop reading, hear me out! Let’s goContinue reading “Day 5: The Influenza Vaccine”

Flu shot or not?

Yes. I made that sound so simple. Yes. Yes, you should get the flu vaccine. There I go again with the simplicity. Let’s start with the contraindications for the flu vaccine, in accordance with the CDC and a medical resource called UpToDate. Please don’t get the flu vaccine if you have a fever, are allergicContinue reading “Flu shot or not?”