Straight-up Fakery

All right—so this Flu Bug joker is prone to spreading rumors about the influenza vaccination. And gossip is just plain unnecessary at this point. So let’s drop some knowledge on this faker this flu season—he’s got it coming

Click for facts, folks…

Myth #1
Symptoms

fatigue

FACT:
Influenza symptoms include fever, aches, chills and fatigue—it’s not a stomach bug.

Myth #2
Side Effects

aches

FACT:
You may experience temporary soreness— but flu vaccines by definition cannot cause influenza.

Myth #3
Vulnerability

chills

FACT:
There is almost no evidence to indicate the vaccine makes you more susceptible to other illnesses.

Myth #4
Effectiveness

fever

FACT:
The vaccine protects from the most common strains—it reduces doctor’s visits by 30-60% annually.

Myth #5
Timing

headache

FACT:
The CDC recommends vaccination by the end of October.

Clear away the mud

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Where to, South Dakota?

There are plenty ways to give a hearty “NOT TODAY” to the Flu Bug this year—the best one is to get yourself vaccinated pronto. We just so happen to know of quite a few spots statewide to make that happen.

Find the nearest vaccination station!