For the 2016-2017 Flu Season: Flu shots are available.
Wellness 2000 is scheduling clinics nationwide. Flu shots are conducted at your work site. Additional vaccines are available including pneumonia, tetanus and hepatitis. We maintain billing agreements with the major health insurers or we will establish a billing agreement with your insurer as needed. To set up your clinic at your workplace please call us at 800-866-8344 or email Lynn at: lynn at email@example.com
Wellness 2000 provides pandemic flu planning in accordance with CDC guidelines. If you need support in developing your plan or you would like consulting services on preventive measures for your employees please call us.
Currently there are three flu viruses that commonly circulate among people: Influenza A (H1N1), influenza A (H3N2), and influenza B viruses. Each year, one or two flu viruses of each kind are used to produce the seasonal influenza vaccine.
For 2016-2017 the influenza vaccine is made to protect against the following viruses:
Every year, in the United States, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from flu complications and 20,000 children are hospitalized. And finally, every year 36,000 people die from the flu.
Flu is highly contagious. We should expect the Seasonal Flu to spread rapidly particularly through our schools and businesses. To protect your workplace consider these actions:
A fever is a temperature taken with a thermometer that is equal to or greater than 100 degrees Fahrenheit. If a sick employee’s temperature cannot be taken, look for these possible signs of fever: if he or she feels very warm, has a flushed appearance, or is sweating or shivering.
Yes, the virus can live on hard objects up to 8 hours. Flu viruses maybe spread when a person touches a hard surface (such as a desk or doorknob) or an object (such as a keyboard or pen) where the virus has landed and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth.
Routine cleaning of surfaces will help stop the virus from spreading in this way.
Symptoms of flu include fever or chills and cough or sore throat. In addition, symptoms of flu can include runny nose, body aches, headache, tiredness, diarrhea, or vomiting. CDC recommends that sick workers stay home if they are sick with flu-like illness until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever without the use of fever-reducing medicines.
Under current flu conditions, employees with flu-like symptoms should stay home for at least 24 hours they no longer have a fever (100 degrees Fahrenheit or 38 degrees Celsius) or signs of a fever have chills, feel very warm, have a flushed appearance, or are sweating). This should be determined without the use of fever-reducing medicine. In most case employees should plan to be away from work for 3-5 days.
You can take effective prevention and treatment actions to protect yourself and your family.
Most people who get flu will suffer a mild illness and recover in about two weeks. Some people, however, are likely to suffer complications. These people may be hospitalized or occasionally the illness can result in death. High risk individuals are the highest priority for the flu vaccine.
People at higher risk for flu complications include pregnant women, adults 65 years and older, and people with chronic medical conditions (such as asthma, cancer, heart disease, or diabetes). For more information about priority groups for vaccination, visit. Information for specific groups.
A flu vaccine is the best way to protect against the flu. CDC recommends that all children from the ages of 6 months up to their 19 birthday get a flu vaccine every fall or winter (children getting a vaccine for the first time need two doses)
A clinic in your workplace can:
Make sure your family, friends and customers know the value of the vaccine and where they can get vaccinated..
Wellness 2000, Inc.
1175 E. Main, Suite 2F
Medford, OR 97504
- Get a Flu Shot
- Cover Your Cough
- Wash Your Hands
- Stay Home when Sick
To set up your clinic call us at 800-866-8344 or email Jennifer at: firstname.lastname@example.org