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NORCROSS, GA, December 21, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Rodriguez MD, a bilingual Lawrenceville clinic in Gwinnett County, GA, is offering patients seasonal influenza (flu) shots. Available for $25 while supplies last, these vaccines will prevent against three common strains of flu. Vaccinations are recommended for all persons aged 6 months and older. Individuals at high risk for flu complications include:
- Kids (over 6 months) under the age of 4
- Adults 50 years and older
- Pregnant women
- Morbidly obese
- Residents of nursing homes
- Caregivers of young children
- Individuals with cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders
"According to statements made by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this month, flu season has arrived early this year and is shaping up to be a bad one," explains Neville Street, the practice's Administrative Director. "In addition, CDC reports there have been high levels of flu activity in the south central and southeastern regions, including Georgia," says Street. The percentage of people who went to the doctor with influenza-like illness had reached the national baseline of 2.2 percent, the earliest that has happened in the regular flu season in nearly a decade.
"We are urging all our patients, who have not already done so, to get their flu shots now," shares Deborah Rodriguez, MD, one of the Lawrenceville Family Practice's physicians. "The best way to avoid getting the flu is to get the shot," she adds. Each year about a quarter of the U.S. population gets the flu and approximately 36,000 people die each year from the flu.
Located in Terrace Park Medical Center on 771 Old Norcross Rd, Rodriguez MD's patients receive a level of care that surpasses other Lawrenceville clinics. The practice offers continuing and comprehensive medical care, health maintenance and preventive services to both kids and adults. They are also an official Center for Medical Weight Loss in Lawrenceville, GA.
Rodriguez MD accepts all commercial insurance and Medicare; cash pricing is also available. Their Gwinnett doctors are American Board Certified in Family Medicine and Internal Medicine.
Need a flu shot? Schedule an appointment with Rodriguez MD, a premier Lawrenceville health clinic, by calling 678-430-3627 or visiting them online at www.Lawrenceville-Doctors.com.
About Rodriguez MD Medical Practice
Rodriguez MD's doctors, Veronica & Deborah Rodriguez, MD operate this bilingual, state-of-the-art Lawrenceville, GA family practice. Rodriguez MD - Lawrenceville Clinic distinguishes itself from other Lawrenceville family practices through our exceptional level of medical care and our convenient onsite CLIA certified lab. The Gwinnett doctors at Rodriguez MD are Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Family Medicine. They are also a Center for Medical Weight Loss.
For more information visit: http://www.Lawrenceville-Doctors.com
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