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SPRINGFIELD, VA, December 30, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- While the flu season is still underway, Dr. Mark Davis strives to increase awareness to this common illness. In order to encourage more patients to receive their flu shots, Dr. Davis is excited to offer a special raffle. When patients get their flu shot in Springfield for only $10, they will be immediately entered to win an HDTV. This special prize is for a limited time only, and patients are encouraged to act fast.
"The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death in those that are high risk. In order to raise awareness and encourage our patients to get their flu shot we are offering a low price, in addition to entry into our exciting raffle. I highly encourage each and everyone of our patients to participate," said Dr. Mark Davis, offering Springfield flu shots.
It is important for those at least six months of age to get the flu vaccine to protect them. Patients who are at a high risk of developing serious complications like pneumonia of they get sick with the flu are also encouraged to get the flu shot. Typically, Dr. Davis suggests that patients receive the flu vaccine during a tight period of time in October and November of each year. However, as more and more people want to immunize, the time period of availability has slowly been expanded. Dr. Mark Davis, doctor in Springfield, VA, strongly encourages everyone to get the flu shot as soon as it is available.
Anyone who is interested in protecting him or herself from getting the flu is encouraged to contact Virginia Medical Acute Care (VMAC), offering Springfield, VA workers compensation services. There is no appointment necessary and the cost is only $10. The immunity of a flu shot lasts for a substantial period of time, which allows for proper protection throughout the season.
Dr. Mark Davis encourages everyone to receive the flu shot yearly, since the vaccine changes from year to year, based on projections of the type of flu that may be spread during that year. Contact VMAC, offering DOT physicals in Springfield, VA, for more information on the flu shot and to be entered into the raffle for an HDTV.
About Virginia Medical Acute Care (VMAC): Dr. Mark Davis, Springfield, VA doctor, became one of the country's first board certified specialists in Emergency Medicine in 1983. He opened Virginia Medical Acute Care (VMAC) out of his mission to take a general medicine walk-in clinic, and develop a place where the community could receive non-critical urgent and emergency care. Prior to the initiation of this mission, Dr. Davis, worked in Northern VA's busiest emergency department for 15 years. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Davis has continued to promote the concept that top quality emergency and urgent care for non-critical illness and injury can be delivered in a community-based setting. He has also developed innovative cost and timesaving services in the areas of non-surgical injury care and work-related injuries and illnesses. Working alongside Dr. Davis is Dr. Monica Zink, who was born in England, but is proud to claim joint citizenship in the United States. Her career began over 25 years ago as a Registered Nurse in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Zink graduated from the University of Colorado in Denver in 1996 with a MS degree as a Nurse Practitioner and is Board Certified in Family Practice. She finished her education in 2009 with a Doctorate in Advanced Nurse Practice.
5501 Backlick Road, Suite 105
Springfield, VA 22151
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