The Compass Fall 2020 - Page 10

Your flu shot is especially important this year .

Flu Season is

Drive-Thru to Fight the Flu

Coming !

hile COVID-19 continues to occupy our thoughts , another more familiar virus will soon be vying for our attention : influenza .
COVID-19 has placed a tremendous burden on our communities and hospitals this year . That ’ s why it is more important than ever for each of us to be vigilant in our efforts to stop the spread of communicable diseases .
A few simple steps can help protect you and your family this flu season — and they ’ re probably already second nature because of the COVID-19 pandemic : wearing face masks in public , refraining from

Your flu shot is especially important this year .

physical contact with others , and washing hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds .
There is one other very important weapon we have to fight the flu : vaccination . When large numbers of people get vaccinated , our “ herd immunity ” helps protect us all from the virus . By getting the vaccine , you help protect not only yourself , but also your loved ones , friends , coworkers , and neighbors who may fall into the high-risk categories for viruses like the flu and COVID-19 .
When the world first descended into a pandemic , our communities stepped up to support each other . Let ’ s all continue to do our part !
Saturday October 17 , 2020 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Get your entire family vaccinated against the flu without leaving your car at the following locations :
• BSW Clinic - Austin North Burnet
• BSW Clinic - Austin Oak Hill
• BSW Clinic - Brenham
• BSW Medical Center - Buda
• BSW Clinic - Cedar Park
• BSW Clinic - College Station University Drive
• BSW Clinic - Georgetown
• Leo Buckley Stadium , Killeen
• BSW Medical Center - Pflugerville
• BSW Cancer Center - Round Rock
• BSW Clinic - Taylor
• BSW McLane Children ’ s Specialty Clinic - Temple
• BSW Getterman Sports and Orthopedic Center - Waco
Get more details at BSWHealth . com / Flu

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