Laredo Health Department encourages people to get vaccinated for respiratory illnesses.

As we transition out of the peak season of respiratory illnesses, health officials are reminding the public not to let their guard down. Despite the decreased levels of infection and illnesses in the community, Jaime Perez from Laredo Health emphasizes the importance of getting vaccinated to avoid getting sick.

The Laredo Health Department recommends that individuals continue practicing preventive care by keeping up to date with vaccines. Currently, flu levels in the city are low, with over 500 cases reported. To help protect your family members and stay healthy during this time, you can get vaccinated for both RSV and flu until June 30th. The RSV vaccine is available for children aged 0 to 24 months for a $10 administration fee, while the flu vaccine is available for both adults and children until June 30th.

To find more information on vaccines and how to get vaccinated for yourself or your family members, contact 956-727-6966. Stay proactive in protecting your health and well-being during this time by staying informed about news headlines on the KGNS website.

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