Kaiser Permanente is attempting to make it simple for individuals to get their influenza shot by holding drive-through clinical facilities on Saturday, Sept. 12.
The clinics will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Kaiser’s Waipio and Koolau areas.
You will not need to get an appointment beforehand.
While COVID-19 has been standing out as truly newsworthy throughout recent months, healthcare authorities reminded people about the upcoming influenza season.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is asking everybody to get their flu shot and do not neglect it. It is anticipated that the 2nd wave of Coronavirus will hit in the flu season that can severely damage the already strained healthcare system.
Kaiser Permanente held their initial drive-through influenza shot clinical facilities Saturday at the Waipi’o Medical Office, Ko’olau Medical Office, and Hilo Clinic. Drive-through events are organized for the following a few Saturday mornings at these facilities.
Every year, a huge number of individuals in the United States perish due to influenza, and a lot more are hospitalized.
“In the era of COVID-19, it is crucial people prevent catching and spreading the flu,” Kaiser Officials stated. “Getting the flu might make you more susceptible to get COVID-19 because your immune system is weakened.
Having both this season’s viral flu with the coronavirus emergency everywhere, authorities included, could be wrecking and further pressure a previously stressed medical services network.
Kaiser Permanente individuals may visit kp.org/flu for complete influenza shot center areas, days, and hours, information on how to prevent yourself and your family from flu, and how to keep self-care.
There is additional data on the difference and the symptoms of flu and COVID-19.