February 6, 2013

Flu shots are still available at Wright State Physicians

Health CenterWright State Physicians is offering influenza vaccinations at its medical office building on the campus of Wright State University (725 University Blvd.). The flu shots are available on the second floor of the Wright State Physicians Health Center for Wright State University students, faculty and staff.

Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. Flu-like symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. Some people also may have vomiting and diarrhea. People may be infected with the flu and have respiratory symptoms without a fever.

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) urges you to take the following actions to protect yourself and others from influenza (the flu):

  1. Take time to get a flu vaccine.
  2. Take everyday preventive actions to stop the spread of germs.
  3. Take flu antiviral drugs if your doctor prescribes them.

To get a flu shot at Wright State Physicians, visit WrightCare on the second floor of the medical office building. WrightCare is a same-day medical care center with extended hours. Walk-in appointments are welcomed. WrightCare is open Monday through Friday, noon to 7 p.m. Most major insurance is accepted. There is no charge for patient parking. For more information, call (937) 560-2273 or go to wrightstatephysicans.org.

The Wright State Physicians Health Center is near the Nutter Center and is accessible by walking or taking a campus shuttle bus. The 66,000-square-foot, three-story building houses physicians in the dermatology, family medicine, geriatric medicine, orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine and rehabilitation and womens health care practices, as well as WSP corporate offices.


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