2021 Flu Vaccine

2020 flu vaccine

Our office has received many inquiries regarding this year’s influenza vaccine, and in particular when is the optimal time to receive it. The most important consideration is that you just GET IT, whether early or late, high-dose or standard-dose. The more people that are vaccinated the better off we’ll all be when influenza starts circulating. The general recommendation is to … Read More

Virtual Visit Options in our Corona-challenged World

At Olympic Internal Medicine, we are currently offering several virtual visit options to continue meeting the needs of our patients while simultaneously reducing the transmission risk of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.  These virtual visit options do have their unique limitations based on insurance requirements.  Below are the options and limitations:   This is the closest to an actual office visit.  … Read More

2018 | Important Flu Information & Updates

Flu Season Updates | Olympic Internal Medicine

CDC Flu Information According to the Centers for Disease Control, this year’s flu has been one of the most virulent flu season in years. Flu activity in the county may have peaked, however, we are still seeing cases here in our practice on a near-daily basis. Contact us to get your flu shot It’s not too late to get the flu vaccine … Read More

Important Flu Updates & Information

2017-18 FLU SEASON UPDATES & INFORMATION from the Kitsap County Public Health District “The 2016-17 flu season was especially bad for the elderly. During the 2016-17 flu season, Kitsap County experienced 13 influenza-related deaths, and 20 influenza outbreaks at long-term care facilities. The most common strain seen in the U.S. and Washington State last season, H3N2 (a strain of Influenza … Read More