Tag: Immunization

Influenza - Time to get a flu vaccine

October 2016

Flu shots are now available! For everyone older than 6 months, including high dose influenza vaccinations for those above 65 years old. Influenza vaccinations take 2 weeks to build up the antibodies to fight the flu virus, so early October is ideal to get your shot before flu season begins. A few cases have already

Child immunization - Let’s do our best for our kids!

February 2015

IT’S A FACT  Childhood immunizations are a safe and effective way to keep kids from getting 14 serious and sometimes deadly diseases. Saturdays at Packard Health - Kids’ Immunizations  Call Packard Health, (734) 971-1073, to determine if your child is due for vaccines. We can schedule a convenient Saturday appointment. Saturday, 8am - 12pm Packard

Whooping cough - Everyone's responsibility

August 2014

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) continues to be diagnosed in Washtenaw County Read More » Be sure you and your family are up-to-date on pertussis vaccinations, including boosters. What is Whooping Cough (Pertussis)?  Pertussis is a contagious respiratory infection caused by a bacterium Initial symptoms include runny nose, sneezing, and mild cough, which may seem like a typical cold. Usually,