Tag: Vaccination

Pneumonia immunizations save lives. Get the shot.

Immunizations save lives [Quality Improvement Organizations logo] [Qualis Health logo] In the United States 500,000 people age 65 or older get pneumococcal disease each year About 18,000 of them die… Read more »

Wes Studi: Seasonal Flu

[ Speaking Cherokee ] Each year, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized with flu, and about 36,000 people die. Like all Americans, native peoples and tribal communities need to protect… Read more »

Pamela Rockwell, DO, Describes How She Recommends Flu Vaccine to Older Adult Patients

(soft music) – I give a very strong recommendation for the flu vaccine to my older adults. I tell them that their immune system is slightly depressed the older that… Read more »