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Flu Shot Clinic 2014

2014 October Flu Shot Clinic - Palouse Medical

 

Our 2014 Flu Clinic Hours

Join us the last week of October and get your annual flu shot! No appointment necessary, so find a day and time that works for you and we will be happy to help you get your annual flu shot. Our flu clinic will be staffed between the hours of 8:00am-6:00pm. We hope to see you there!

Stay Protected From The Flu

Did you know that the seasonal influenza vaccination is the most important way to prevent and reduce the likelihood of becoming ill with influenza or transmitting it to others? According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), receiving this annual vaccine annually is our best form of defense to stay protected.

 

Want To Know What To Do About The Flu?

You are not alone! While there are many resources available that can advise you and provide tips and tricks on how to avoid the flu, one of the sites that we highly recommend is FLU.GOV. We feel that this site seems to have answers to most any question you could have about influenza. If you have questions, we encourage you to visit their website and learn more about what you can do to stay healthy and strong this flu season.

Answers To Some FAQ’s Found On FLU.GOV

Click on the questions below to expand and reveal the answer. These are just a few of the frequently asked questions regarding seasonal influenza that can be found on FLU.GOV:

1. What Is The Seasonal Flu?

Seasonal flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. Approximately 5-20% of U.S. residents get the flu each year. It spreads between people and can cause mild to severe illness. In some cases, the flu can lead to death.

  • Flu season typically peaks in January or February.
  • Getting the flu vaccine is your best protection against the flu.
  • Flu-related complications include pneumonia and dehydration.
  • Illness from seasonal flu usually lasts one to two weeks.

2. When is flu season?

In the United States, flu season occurs in the fall and winter. Seasonal flu activity usually peaks in January or February, but it can occur as early as October and as late as May.

3. How does seasonal flu spread?

Most experts believe that you get the flu when a person with the flu coughs, sneezes, or talks and droplets containing their germs land in your mouth or nose. You can also get the flu by touching a surface or object that has the flu virus on it and then touching your mouth, eyes, or nose.

4. Who is at risk?

Some groups are more likely to experience complications from the seasonal flu, including:

5. What are common complications from the seasonal flu?

Each year approximately 5-20% of U.S. residents get the flu and more than 200,000 people are hospitalized for flu-related complications. Some complications from the flu include:

 

Would you like to read more? To see answers to all the posted questions and gain access to more information, please follow this link to the seasonal influenza page of FLU.GOV.

Thank you and stay healthy!

Welcoming Dr. Kahlon – Aug 2014

Dr. Kahlon - 2014 Web Announcement

Welcoming Dr. Kahlon To Palouse Medical!

We are proud to announce that our provider team is growing! On September 2, 2014, Anmol Kahlon, MD will begin working full-time as a member of our Internal Medicine team.

We’d Like To Introduce Dr. Kahlon To You!

SPECIALTY

As an Internist, Dr. Kahlon will be providing primary care and hospital services to inpatients. Dr. Kahlon has been trained to offer a full complement of primary care and Internal Medicine services. She is particularly interested in geriatric care, women’s health issues, arthritis, lung diseases, asthma, and COPD.  Dr. Kahlon welcomes referrals and is accepting new patients!

EDUCATION & EXPRIENCE

Dr. Kahlon completed her medical degree in 2009 at Government Medical College in Amritsar, Punjab, India. This is one of the oldest and premier medical institutions in India and is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences. Following her graduation, she completed two years of internships before starting her Internal Medicine Residency. She completed this three year residency at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Patterson, New Jersey at a 700 bed facility, Level II Trauma Center, affiliated with New York Medical College, New York.

BACKGROUND & PERSONAL

Born and raised in a small city in Punjab, India, Dr. Kahlon already feels right at home here in the Palouse!  Recently married, her husband has been a resident of Pullman since 2006 and works as a Veterinarian and Faculty Anesthesiologist at Washington State University. No stranger to our communities, she states, “I was first introduced to Palouse area in 2011 and it’s been a beautiful journey since then! I have always loved the tight sense of community and warm and caring attitude of the people who live here.”

We are confident that Dr. Kahlon will be a wonderful addition to our practice and hope that you have a chance to meet her soon! Since she has just moved to the area, we invite everyone to…

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Kahlon to Pullman and Palouse Medical!

What To Expect With Our OB Team

Welcome to Palouse Medical

Welcome To Palouse Medical

Delivering care to patients of all ages is what we do best and as a multi-specialty clinic, we are proud to offer a wide variety of comprehensive primary and specialty care services.  Our health care team is comprised of highly trained and experienced professionals –all committed to providing you with the best patient care possible.

Experience The Difference

At Palouse Medical, continually strive to make our office environment feel comfortable and welcoming for all patients and visitors.  Whether you are coming in for your annual wellness exam, to escort a loved one, with an injury or illness, or to discuss a serious concern –you can feel safe and welcome at Palouse Medical!

   
   

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