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Volusia County Health Department
Florida Department of Elder Affairs; Volusia County Community Resources
Mental Health Association of Volusia and Flagler County
Council on Aging
Volusia and Flagler Services for Veterans
Florida Department of Children and Families
Early Learning Coalitions of Flagler and Volusia Counties
Childrens Medical Services
Volusia County Intergroup
VCMS Member Dr. Scott Klioze!
Do You Need a Flu Shot?
According to the Advisory Committee on Immunization practices, the following risk groups should be vaccinated each year:
— Children aged 6 months up to their 19th birthday
— Pregnant women
— People 50 years of age and older
— People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions
— People in nursing homes and long-term care facilities
— People who live with or care for those at high risk from complications from flu, including: Health care workers, household contacts of a person at high risk for complications from the flu, and household contacts and out-of-home caregivers of children less than 6 months of age.
Click here for more information from the Volusia County Health Department including links to flu shot clinics in your area.
Physicians keep informed with the latest information visit the CDC website at http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/.
Patient Education Resources (some contain printable materials for patients):
CDC Influenza page
Preventing the Flu: Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs
Especially for Seniors…
Age in Place | The National Aging in Place Council
Seniors’ Guide to Aging at Home Safely and with Dignity
Care Management | National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
Home Accommodation Cost Guide for People with Physical Disabilities
Medicare Cost Overview
Guide to Medicare Preventive Servies and Screenings
Planning Your Doctor Visit
Other Helpful Information on All Sorts of Topics!
General health web sites you can trust, according to the Consumer and Patient Health Information Section of the Medical Library Association, a group of health information professionals:
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health
www.healthfinder.gov A service of the National Health Information Center and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
www.familydoctor.org Information from the American Academy of Family Physicians about common medical concerns and conditions that has been reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.mcw.edu/clinicalinformatics/healthlink.htm A site from the Medical College of Wisconsin with health information on many topics, and news and features.
Try this one: www.myfloridarx.com Comparison shop for drugs by price.
Need access to a statewide Prescription Assistance Program? Click here to learn more about how you can save up to 75% on your prescriptions!