The cold season is around the corner. This means it is Flu Time. Protect yourself by taking the Flu Vaccine at your nearest Clicks or Dischem pharmacy. This benefit is deducted from your available Preventative Care benefits.

Even after you get the jab, it is important that you practice good hygiene. For example, washing your hands regularly and flushing or throwing away used tissues.

Also protecting others, especially the vulnerable, by staying away from them when you have flu. Vulnerable people include, the elderly, babies and children, pregnant women and people already suffering from other diseases.

Complications associated with Flu Virus

  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Asthma flare-ups
  • Heart problems
  • Ear infections

Symptoms of Flu Virus

  • Fever
  • Aches and pains
  • Chills
  • Tiredness
  • Sudden onset of illness