According to MU Extension Nursing Specialist Lynelle Phillips, it is essential to take care of our health during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Protecting communities against the flu and COVID-19 helps save limited medical resources. It also keeps individuals out of the hospital so they can be at home instead safe and healthy with their loved ones.
Practicing social distancing, wearing a mask, and remembering to wash your hands frequently are great starts to staying safe amidst flu season and COVID-19. In addition, Nurse Phillips recommends individuals strongly consider getting their flu and COVID-19 vaccines to ensure they remain well in unprecedented times.
Use this vaccine resources site to understand the importance of the flu and COVID-19 vaccines to stay healthy and keep the ones you love safe. If you have any questions, please contact Lynelle Phillips at [email protected].