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InFLUencer Jeb S. Teichman is Motivated by the Memory of His Son

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July 12, 2021 - Jeb S. Teichman, M.D., is a Families Fighting Flu medical advisor and practiced pediatric medicine for 22 years in Southern Indiana before moving into the managed care setting. He has served the Kentuckiana community for 35 years and will continue to do so in some capacity in retirement. Since losing his adult son, Brent, to […]
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InFLUencer Deb Maitre Shares Her Passion for Flu Vaccinations

June 10, 2021 - Debra A. Maitre, DNP, APRN-CNS, RNC-OB, C-EFM, NEA-BC, is a Families Fighting Flu medical advisor and currently teaches in graduate nursing programs across the country.  Deb has done extensive research and education on influenza vaccination for health care professionals and is passionate about improving vaccination rates among health care professionals and patients alike. The 2009 […]
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Top 5 Ways Companies Can Help Prevent Flu and Protect Workers

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May 13, 2021 - The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is well under way and businesses are considering when and how to safely bring people back to the workplace. As we move into this next phase of living with COVID-19, companies must also consider the next flu season, and the role they play in keeping employees protected from the flu. […]

National Infant Immunization Week 2021: A Reminder to Protect Your Family

April 22, 2021 - COVID-19 has made it challenging for many families with young children to stay on top of well-child visits and recommended vaccine schedules. As a result, childhood vaccination rates fell in the U.S. This year for National Infant Immunization Week (April 24-May 1), we are reminding families that annual flu vaccination is the best way to […]
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Protecting Our Families Amidst Unanswered Questions

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April 13, 2021 - Charlotte A. Moser is the assistant director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is the co-author of Vaccines and Your Child: Separating Fact from Fiction. It has been a challenging year to be a vaccine scientist and communicator. As assistant director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, […]

FAQs: Can I Get My Covid-19 and Flu Vaccine at the Same Time?

April 8, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked questions about vaccines, including flu vaccines. Stay tuned as we share updates and answer common questions about the flu as it relates to COVID-19. Can I Get My Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines at the Same Time? No, current CDC guidelines do not recommend getting a flu vaccine and COVID-19 vaccine […]

InFLUencer Dr. Eisenberg Highlights the Best Tool in Our Prevention Toolbox

March 30, 2021 - Dr. Andrew C. Eisenberg is a Families Fighting Flu medical advisor and a Board Certified Family Physician with years of emergency department experience. He currently serves as the liaison from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine.  As a family physician, I have […]

InFLUencer Dr. Cory Offers One Strategy to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

March 25, 2021 - Dr. Matthew Cory is a Families Fighting Flu medical advisor and a practicing pediatrician in Lakeland, Florida. He received Board Certification by the American Board of Pediatrics, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. More than 15 years ago, I read Steven R. Covey’s book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. One […]

Flu Survivor Shares Story to Help Others Understand Flu is Serious

March 23, 2021 - Shari Hall is a survivor of a life-threatening case of influenza. Shari and her daughter Elizabeth sat down with Families Fighting Flu to talk about their experience, including the challenges Shari faces after losing her leg and several fingers due to complications with the flu. They share their story to help others understand that the […]
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Widow Reminds Adults To Get Annual Flu Vaccinations

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March 18, 2021 - Lisa and Paul had looked forward to their retirement plans together for years. As they were entering the prime of the lives, Paul – previously healthy – died from complications from the flu. Lisa shares their story now as a reminder that the flu is unpredictable, but preventable through annual vaccination. Video supported by Seqirus.
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Life After Influenza: An Ongoing Recovery

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March 15, 2021 - Years ago, Jewel was in the hospital fighting for her life after getting the flu. Jewel and her husband Jason shared the challenges of her ongoing recovery in the hopes they can prevent another family living through their experience. Watch their story to hear why Jewel is a Families Fighting Flu Advocate. Video supported by […]

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