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I got my flu vaccine last year; do I need another one this year?Yes. Flu vaccination is recommended every year. Immunity to influenza viruses from the vaccine declines over time and may be too low to provide protection after a year. The flu vaccine protects against three strains Hurricane Gustay Flooding of influenza virus. 

Even if you were vaccinated Hurricane Gustay Flooding or had influenzalast year you are still susceptible to circulating strains of influenza virus this year.I had the flu last year; do I need a flu vaccine this year?Yes. Flu vaccination is recommended every year. Immunity to influenza viruses from thevaccine declines over time and may be too low to provide protection after a year. 

The flu vaccineprotects against three strains of influenza virus. Even if you had influenza last year you are stillsusceptible to circulating strains of influenza virus.Is it safe for pregnant women to get influenza vaccine?Yes. Influenza vaccine is safe for pregnant women Hurricane Gustay Flooding and their babies. 

Pregnant women are recommended to receive influenza vaccine to protect both themselves Hurricane Gustay Flooding and their babies against influenza.Is it safe for breastfeeding women to get influenza vaccine?Yes.Where can I get the flu vaccine?

Flu vaccine is available in a variety of settings such as health care provider offices, local healthdepartments, pharmacies, Hurricane Gustay Flooding and other private settings, such as certain workplaces. You shouldcheck with your own primary care provider first to determine if you can get your vaccine there.Please also keep in mind that not all locations will get the flu vaccine at the same time.

Where can I get more information on influenza and influenza vaccine?Contact your health care provider, Hurricane Gustay Flooding local health department (see last page), or www.flu.gov. HEALTH CARE INSURANCE AND PROVIDER INFORMATION What if I can't reach my doctor because their office is closed?

If you have an urgent issue or an emergency you should call 911 and go to an emergency room. If you need help locating another doctor, a consumer assistance program, Hurricane Gustay Flooding the Community HealthAdvocate, is available to help you. The number is 1-888-614-5400. They can identify anotherprovider in your area that you can contact if your current doctor's office is closed.

What if I can't reach my commercial health insurer?A consumer assistance program, the Community Health Advocate, Hurricane Gustay Flooding is available to help you. Thenumber is 1-888-614-5400.What if can't afford to pay for medical care and need help applying for public healthinsurance (CHIP, Family Health Plus, Medicaid)?

Call for questions about public health insurance coverage.What if I have public health insurance (Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid)and need to replace my medications? Call if you have pharmacy questions. The operators can assist if you were Hurricane Gustay Flooding evacuated and left your medicines behind and need to replace them.

PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION INFORMATION What if I have a Hurricane Gustay Flooding prescription from a chain pharmacy that is now inaccessible due to the storm?

If a patient has had a prescription filled from a chain pharmacy that is now inaccessible due tothe storm, another pharmacy within that chain can likely access the database to verify theauthenticity of the prescription, Hurricane Gustay Flooding and refill your prescription if refills are remaining. Under thesame circumstances, prescriptions for controlled substances may also be refilled.

What if I have a prescription from an independent pharmacy that is now inaccessible dueto the storm? If a patient brings a prescription to a pharmacy without a shared database, Hurricane Gustay Flooding such as anindependent pharmacy, and can present reasonable evidence (labeled prescription vial, labelreceipt, etc. 

From a prescriber or a pharmacy in the affected area) that they were receiving a noncontrolled substance from an inaccessible pharmacy, Hurricane Gustay Flooding they may be provided with a limitedquantity based upon the pharmacist's discretion.What if I don't have my prescription and I am in need of my maintenance medication?

Pharmacists may use their professional judgment to dispense limited quantities of non-controlledsubstances to patients who state they are in need of maintenance medications but have NOevidence such as a prescription vial, label Hurricane Gustay Flooding or receipt. What if my primary care physician is unavailable, where should I go to get a newprescription issued?

Patients are advised to go to an urgent care Hurricane Gustay Flooding or walk-in center to get new prescriptions issued, iftheir primary care physician is inaccessible. Patients are also advised not to go to an emergencydepartment unless they have a medical emergency.DIABETES MEDICATION AND SUPPLIESI have diabetes and had to leave my home without my insulin or diabetes supplies. 

Whatcan I do to manage my blood glucose?There are several options to help you manage your blood glucose in an emergency situation.Medications If you have had a prescription filled from a chain pharmacy that is nowinaccessible due to the storm, Hurricane Gustay Flooding another pharmacy within that chain can likelyaccess the database to verify the prescription, and refill it, if refills are remaining(also true for strips. 

If the pharmacy that holds your prescriptions is open, but you are no longer in thatarea, Hurricane Gustay Flooding you can call and ask the pharmacist to transfer your prescription to anotherpharmacy for an emergency refill. If you bring a prescription to a pharmacy that does not have a shared database,and you can present reasonable evidence (labeled prescription vial, label, receipt,etc. 

From a prescriber or a pharmacy in the affected area) that you were receivinga prescription medication (non-controlled substances only) from a pharmacy thatis now inaccessible, Hurricane Gustay Flooding you may be provided with a limited quantity of themedication, at the discretion of the pharmacist. 

If you don't have the medicines you need and are unable to reach your primarycare physician, Hurricane Gustay Flooding check with an urgent care or walk-in center. They may be able toprovide you with new prescription(s). Only go to an emergency department if you have a medical emergency.Medicaid and many commercial health insurers are waiving refill time limits, soearly refills may be feasible.

In addition, pharmacists may use their professional judgment to dispense limitedquantities of non-controlled substances to patients who state they are in need of maintenance medications but have NO evidence such as a prescription vial, Hurricane Gustay Flooding label or receipt.

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