With social distancing encouraged during the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are having a difficult time remaining socially active and are at risk of becoming socially isolated.
Why Waiting Can Do More Harm than Good
Parents may be reluctant to visit the pediatrician’s office during the COVID-19 pandemic. But if this means your child will be missing routine vaccinations, you should think twice, says Cynthia Roldan, M.D., medical director of pediatrics at Carroll Hospital.
On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Henry Taylor, M.D., deputy health officer for the Carroll County Health Department, discussed the flu.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!
Carroll Hospital saw hundreds of cases of the flu last year, with the first confirmed case in September and the last in June.
The best way to prevent getting the flu is to receive a flu vaccine. But did you know that you should wait until after October 1 to get your vaccination?