NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With flu season approaching, Fidelis Care wants to make sure local seniors get
"We experienced a severe flu season last year, so it's important for seniors to protect themselves by getting a flu shot," said Fidelis Care Chief Medical Officer Vincent Marchello, MD. "It's one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family members."
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu activity typically begins to rise in October and peaks between December and February. Dr. Marchello offers the following tips on how to prepare for the upcoming flu season:
Fidelis Care recommends speaking with a Primary Care Provider if there are questions about the flu and to find out if the flu shot is right for you.
About Fidelis Care:Fidelis Care is a mission-driven health plan offering quality, affordable coverage for children and adults of all ages and at all stages of life. With more than 1.7 million members Statewide, Fidelis Care believes that all New Yorkers should have access to affordable, quality health insurance. For more information, call Fidelis Care at 1-888-FIDELIS (1-888-343-3547) or visit fideliscare.org.
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Contact: Maria J. Ramirez, Downstate Public Relations Managermramirez2@fideliscare.org, (718) 393-6360 and Allie Abbate, Upstate Public Relations Manager firstname.lastname@example.org, (716) 564-6295
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