Get a Flu Shot – Dr Mark Sikorski – Macomb Township Doctor

Hi, I’m Dr. Mark Sikorski, a board-certified family physician in Macomb Township, Michigan. Have you got your flu shot? Well the Center for Disease Control has noted that this year will be worse than last In regards to the epidemic flu. Right now, there have been over 10,000 cases reported nationwide.

Now, they’ve also reported that only two in five Americans have received their annual flu shot. But what about if there’s a flu shot that you can get that will last you a lifetime? Or a shot that you get only once or twice every ten years. Well, research is underway, you know?

New modern molecular technology to develop a long acting broad spectrum vaccine for this. But in the meantime, please get your flu shots. Now remember, flu is most harmful in our elderly population. The very young or chronically ill. Flu Symptoms that you can see range from everything from:

  • fever
  • malaise
  • sore muscle
  • body aches
  • sore throat
  • runny nose
  • dry cough
  • headaches.

Now if you do start to experience influenza symptoms, it’s important you seek medical cure immediately. The antiviral drugs that we have out there need to be started within the first 48 hours of symptoms. So please get in to see your doctor immediately or if we can help you, please call us at Farmbrooke Family Medicine in Macomb Township, Michigan.  Our phone number is area code 586 786 1800.

Now this is incredibly important because right now they’re estimating 3 to 5 million cases this year alone and from that 250 thousand to 500 thousand deaths will result. So, please take care of yourself and get vaccinated. Have a great day.

 

Dr. Mark Sikorski

Dr. Mark Sikorski

Dr Mark Sikorski
Farmbrooke Family Medicine
16800 24 Mile Road, Suite 4
Macomb Township, Michigan 48042
Phone: 586.786.1800