Fall is here and with that, comes flu season. It’s important to schedule your child for the flu shot early.

It’s that time of year when kids are back in school. And with school comes close contact with other children, some of whom might not be feeling their best.

dule yo That’s why getting your child vaccinated against the flu matters. As parents, our children’s well-being is our top priority.

Each year the flu virus affects millions of children causing severe illness. By not getting your child vaccinated you’re not protecting them and those around them.

The good news is that flu vaccines are safe, effective and recommended for all children over six months old. Getting vaccinated reduces the risk of complications and hospitalization, ensuring your child stays healthy and active.

Remember prevention is always better than cure. So don’t wait to talk to your health care provider about scheduling your child’s flu shot today.

Together let’s protect our little ones and keep them flu free. Schedule an appointment today at Orange Park Pediatrics by calling (904) 269-2140.