Flu Shots Administered by Medical Professionals in the Murphy, TX, Area
Flu shots are unquestionably the best way to avoid contracting the seasonal influenza virus. And if you live in the Murphy, Texas, area, the best way to get your annual flu shot is by visiting Citra Urgent Care. Opened in 2015, our modern and comfortable urgent care center features experienced medical professionals who administer flu shots in a hygienic clinical setting – not at a drugstore or crowded retail environment.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu affects up to 20 percent of the American population every year. That’s a lot of people! Symptoms of the flu can linger for weeks at a time, and may include:
- Muscle aches
- Sore throat
- General malaise
- Nausea and vomiting
Anyone in Murphy, TX, and throughout the world can get the flu, even young adults who are otherwise healthy. However, certain groups are increasingly at risk of contracting the influenza virus and should be particularly mindful to get flu shots. These groups include:
- Adults over the age of 65
- Pregnant women and women who have recently given birth
- Adults who have heart disease, diabetes, and other types of chronic conditions
- Children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years
Contact Citra Urgent Care today to learn more about our flu shots, or simply drop by to be vaccinated at your convenience. Our center near Murphy, TX, is open every day between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. and does not require appointments.