Don’t Wait! Get Your Flu Shot Now.

Yes, the flu shot works and we strongly recommend getting it

Every flu season, many people do not get the flu shot because they think it will actually give them the illness. Not only is this not true, but it allows the flu to spread to others. Whenever you get a vaccine, your body mounts an immune response to produce antibodies to defend itself in case it contracts that illness in the future. Yes, you might have a mild reaction to the flu shot, but that is 100 times better than getting the flu itself. For your own health and the health of those around you, it’s very important to get vaccinated, every year.

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WE HAVE THE FLU VACCINE! COME IN AND GET YOUR SHOT!

Our flu vaccine is in! Book your appointment now to get your and your child vaccinated.

Even though winter is still a few months away, now is the time to get your child (and yourself) vaccinated. Don’t delay — protect yourself and your family by getting the flu vaccine at any of our convenient 40 Westchester Health locations. Call (914) 232-1919 and we’ll help you find the Westchester Health office closest to you or click here.

Whether or not to get the flu shot

Some people do not get the flu shot because they say it gives them the flu. This is a misconception; whenever you get any vaccine, your body mounts an immune response to produce antibodies to defend itself in case it contracts that illness in the future. REMEMBER: A mild reaction to the flu shot is always better than what the actual flu virus would be like.

Learn more about the flu

  • Maryann Buetti-Sgouros, MD, one of our WHP pediatricians, has written a very informative blog about the flu, the difference between the flu and a cold, and why everyone should get vaccinated. To read Dr. Buetti-Sgouros’ blog, click here.
  • Rodd Stein, MD, FAAP, another of our WHP pediatricians, has written a detailed, in-depth white paper and produced a highly educational webinar on immunization, its history, its importance, and what would happen if we all stopped vaccinating ourselves and our children. To download the free white paper and webinar, click here.

Yes the flu shot works and we strongly recommend it!

We Have The Flu Vaccine. Come In And Get A Flu Shot!

The flu is really bad this year so it’s more important than ever to get your family (and yourself) vaccinated. It protects you from getting this dangerous disease and also protects the rest of the community. We still have plenty of supplies of the flu shot so please come in and get immunized TODAY. Please call (914) 232-1919 to make an appointment with one of our Westchester Health physicians to get your shot. Whenever, wherever you need us, we’re here for you.

Yes, You Really Should Still Get A Flu Shot

You may have seen it in the news or read it online but here at Westchester Health, we want to emphasize that this is a particularly bad year for the flu — one of the worst in years — and if you have not yet gotten a flu shot, you really should.

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The Flu Vaccine Is In!

Our flu vaccine is in! Book your appointment now to get your family vaccinated.

Even though winter is still a few months away, now is the time to get your family vaccinated. Don’t delay — protect yourself and everyone in your family by getting the flu vaccine at any of our Westchester Health locations. Call (914) 232-1919 and we’ll help you find the Westchester Health office closest to you or click here.

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It’s October — Time To Get Your Flu Shot

Even though Halloween is still a few weeks away, this is the time of year to get the flu shot. When people ask us whether they should get vaccinated against the flu, our answer is always an enthusiastic YES. It prevents you from getting the flu or at least shortens its duration by 1-2 days, which if you’ve ever had the flu is a lot! Continue reading