It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week! #NIVW2014 #GetAFluVax @CDCgov #Sponsored

    As many of you are aware, my family and I make it a priority to get our flu vaccines every year.  Since my children and I are all asthmatics and I'm a Leukemia Survivor, it is even more important for us to be protected against the flu.  This week is National Influenza Week from December 7th through Dececember 13th.  It was designed in 2005 by the Centers for Disease Control to raise awareness about the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond.     Many people are unaware that flu activity usually peaks between December and February in the United States and can last as late as May. As long as flu viruses are circulating, it’s not too late to get vaccinated.  This means that those of you who have not received your flu vaccines should still do so to protect yourselves.  The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against influenza disease.     People who are in … [Read more...]