Every year, health officials recommend that everyone get a flu shot. Unfortunately, statistics show that not everyone heeds that recommendation. Many believe it is not a big deal since the flu is often more of an inconvenience than an illness.
Summit County Public Health nurse Sara Lopez shares “At best, an influenza infection is a very unpleasant experience that can put you out of commission for a week or more. At its worst, it can be deadly, even in an otherwise healthy person.”