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Dr. Jeb Teichman

Families Fighting Flu Announces New Medical Advisor, Dr. Jeb Teichman

Dr. Jeb Teichman
February 15, 2021 - Dr. Jeb Teichman has joined Families Fighting Flu as a Medical Advisor. Dr. Teichman spent a majority of his career as a pediatrician before transitioning to managed care. He currently is the Chief Medical Officer for United Healthcare Community Plan of Kentucky. Dr. Teichman understands the toll of flu not just from his work over […]
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2 Protects 2 Program Launches to Empower Expectant Mothers

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January 19, 2021 - Families Fighting Flu is excited to announce the launch of the 2 Protects 2 educational program in collaboration with the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey (Partnership). The goal of this program is to promote flu and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccinations during pregnancy as these diseases pose significant risk to pregnant […]
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Don’t Delay, Fight Flu Today!

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January 4, 2021 - This year more than ever, getting a flu shot is not just about protecting yourself, but also your family, loved ones and community. This flu season, we’ve created storytelling tools to help spread the word about how serious the flu can be, and the importance of seasonal vaccination, especially this flu season. Get involved and […]
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How You Can Make a Difference This Flu Season

December 16, 2020 - Families Fighting Flu was founded by families whose loved ones have suffered serious medical complications or died from influenza. We share our personal stories because we want everyone to understand that flu is unpredictable and potentially deadly, but can be prevented through annual flu vaccination. The Importance of Sharing Stories According to cognitive psychologist Jerome […]
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Junior Board Works to Fight Flu in Honor of Loved Ones

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December 8, 2020 - When families have a loved one experience a serious illness or even death related to the flu, the entire family is changed forever. But it isn’t just the parents who want to make a difference, and hopefully prevent another family from having the same experience – the children do too. These sons and daughters, brothers […]
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Why Children Should Get a Flu Vaccine

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August 7, 2020 - If you’ve paid attention to the news this summer, you’re probably aware that the ‘back to school’ plan in your area will look different from past years. Children might be headed to in-person learning, they might be staying home, or there might be a combination of the two. Although COVID-19 is the main health concern […]
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How Immunization Advocates Can Take Action to Fight Flu

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February 26, 2020 - In a prior blog post, we talked about why immunization advocates need to raise their voices and the importance of speaking up about flu education, prevention, and treatment. Now, we outline five simple, actionable steps you can take to promote flu awareness and annual flu vaccination. 1. Lead by example by getting vaccinated against flu each […]
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Satellite Media Tour Reaches Millions with Key Flu Messages

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February 26, 2020 - Satellite media tours are a great way to broadcast key flu messages to large audiences across the U.S. Families Fighting Flu held a satellite media tour in January to remind people around the country that it’s not too late to vaccinate against the flu. Tash became an advocate for flu awareness and vaccination help make […]
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The Importance of Raising Pro-Immunization Voices 

February 6, 2020 - Public health officials and organizations like Families Fighting Flu communicate each and every flu season about the importance of annual flu vaccination for everyone six months of age and older. We also rely on people who believe in the importance of immunization to share this information with their family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, and others. Below, […]
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