5 Tips to Help Fight Inlfuenza in Children

Influenza can cause many symptoms throughout the body. The flu attacks your respiratory tract, which includes the nose, throat, and tubes that lead to your lungs.

Each flu season we hear more and more about how deadly this evolving virus has become. Unfortunately, there are deaths each year as a result of the flu, and children are more susceptible than adults. Check out these five tips above in the video to learn simple ways to combat and ward off the influenza virus in children.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment to get your child’s flu shot, call us at (336) 694-9331 today!

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