Check out the flu trends in the Cleveland area in recent years and read some advice from a local doctor.
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St. John Medical Center doctor offers guidance on flu symptoms and flu shots.
With more flu cases popping up, it's time to get serious about your flu shot if you haven't gotten it yet. Who needs to get a flu shot? Dr. Roy Seitz, director of the emergency department at St. John Medical Center in Westlake, offered this list. Click here for more information on flu shots from the Centers for Disease Control. The Cuyahoga County Board of Health offers flu shots at a variety of locations. When registering, tell them if you want the pneumonia vaccine, flu vaccine or high-dose flu vaccine or both. Talk to your doctor before getting the high-dose flu or pneumonia vaccine. Wear a short-sleeved shirt and bring your Medicare and/or insurance cards with you. Both the flu and pneumonia vaccines will be available at no cost to …