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Flu Season 2019

In our latest Pediatric Pearl podcast episode, Nurse Practitioner Karen Gentile provides an update on the current status of the 2018-2019 Influenza Season in Illinois. It’s not too late to get your flu shot as the virus is still widespread in the Chicago area. Check out some helpful resources:  https://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/index.htm http://dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/influenza Click here to listen…

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How the Flu Vaccine Works & Why Your Family Needs It

Flu season is around the corner – but at Kids First Pediatric Partners, we have already been working for over six weeks to protect our patients from this potentially dangerous infection. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) strongly recommend the annual influenza vaccination for all children ages 6…

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Flu Season

Flu season is upon us – and Chicagoland is being hit hard. Read below about the signs and symptoms of influenza, along with the matter of the flu vaccine and it’s efficacy. “Mismatch” To help explain this important concept – and why it has become so critical this year – parents must understand the production…

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