Flu Shots

Cold and Flu season is just around the corner. Fortunately, so is UNI Urgent Care. Stop by today and get your flu shots. Why get a flu shot? Flu shots help the body produce antibodies to fight of many prominent strains of the influenza virus. It also helps prevent the spread of the flu by minimizing the number of people who are vulnerable to the virus. Most people can get the flu shot. From the CDC, “Flu shots are approved...

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Travel Immunizations for Fall Trips

work and school physicals

While fall can mean back to work and back to school for many people, it is also the start of fall travel season and the need for travel immunizations. Perhaps you are heading to Paris to take in the fall colors. Or, maybe you are planning a tropical vacation after monsoon season ends. Now is the time to double check what immunizations you need to secure before vacationing. Start by visiting travel information sites like https://www.vaccines.gov/travel/index.html or https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel to learn...

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Prevention Tips for Kids During Flu and Cold Season

School is starting again, and that means one thing...GERMS!!! We have a few tips for parents to help keep kids healthy (and here you thought they were the only ones who get to learn!) #1 Wash Your Hands. Wash your hands before and after using the restroom. Before eating food. And any time they come into contact with someone who has a cold or a flu. Instilling this healthy habit at home will encourage them to use it at school...

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Annual, Regular CheckUps, Not Just for Back to School

Regular checkups have great health benefits that far outreach the immediate results of the visit. In addition to staying on top of your health, and having a healthcare professional check on your overall condition. From the Center for Disease Control, “Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can help find problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are better. By getting the right health services, screenings, and treatments, you are taking...

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