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Flu vaccines to be offered across Southwest Minnesota in October to patients 6 months and older.
Influenza typically peaks in January and February, and every year it's associated with illness ranging from mild to severe.
Flu season is just around the corner. Learn how to put up your best defense and decrease your chances of getting the flu.
Put up your best defense by scheduling a flu vaccination through Patient Online Services or the Mayo Clinic App — it's convenient. Select the date, time and location that's best for you.
Put up your best defense. It's time for your seasonal flu shot. Learn why it's more important than ever to be vaccinated.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, parents are thoughtful about bringing children to public spaces, including clinics. However, families should keep children on the recommended vaccine schedule. Learn why.
With flu season in full swing, there's still time to get a flu shot. But if your child has an egg allergy, you may be wondering if it's safe to be vaccinated.
Do vaccines really work? How do you know, and who is protected? Find answers to these questions and more.
Measles is a childhood viral infection that can almost always be prevented by a vaccine. The infection is very contagious and replicates in the nose and throat of an infected child or adult.
The health of your child is the most important thing in the world. You protect them with shelter, safety and proper nutrition. But if you’ve missed his or her immunizations, you’re exposing your child to a litany of potentially dangerous — even deadly — diseases. The most effective method of prevention is to ensure your child receives the proper vaccination series, which typically is completed by age 6.
Whether you’re traveling to China on a business trip or heading out on a safari in Botswana, preparing for your journey entails more than just packing and renewing your passport. Every year, millions of people travel to other countries, and with travel comes the possibility of exposure to different diseases and conditions.
It’s that time of year. Cold and flu season is here. Symptoms of an ordinary common cold are hard not to miss. But could it be worse? Pertussis can mask itself as a cold but can pose serious health risks – especially to unvaccinated babies.
Children and parents are gearing up for the start of another school year. Preparation for the hallways means shopping for backpacks, clothes and other school supplies. But don't overlook your child's health before the first bell rings.
Whether it’s the common cold or a strain of the flu, no one enjoys getting sick. It goes without saying that more serious illnesses not only make you feel terrible, but they can present major risks to your health. Fortunately, vaccines have proven to be extremely effective in preventing a host of diseases and conditions.