Symptoms and Conditions: Flu

Still time to get the flu vaccine

It’s already January and the flu still hasn’t become a major issue yet so there is still time to get your family vaccinated.  The infectious disease experts at Dayton Children’s Hospital along with the American Academy of Pediatrics strongly advise … Continue reading

What to do about the flu!

By: Dr. Melissa King During the last few weeks at Dayton Children’s we have been pretty busy at both our urgent care and emergency department. As the medical director of our urgent care in Springboro, I have been seeing a … Continue reading

What’s the deal with this year’s flu shot?

Have you received your flu shot? Have your children received their flu shots?  All children older than 6 months of age (with little exception) should get the flu shot. You may have been hearing about a rise in the flu … Continue reading

Do I REALLY need the flu shot?

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis It is that time of year again!  Flu vaccines.  Do you get the flu vaccine for yourself or your family?  I will always remember my first year in training to be a pediatrician.  Somehow, I just … Continue reading

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