Patients who ask if you got a flu shot - page 3

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For those of you that elect not to receive the Flu vaccine, how do you respond to those nosey patients who ask "Did YOU get a Flu shot this year?" ...I don't feel like I should have to lie and say yes, but I don't want to cause a... Read More


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    I got mine today so I'd just say, yes, I don't want to have a higher risk of flu so I got one. No biggie.
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    Quote from FLMom3
    Btw, it is safe and recommended by the CDC that pregnant women get the flu vaccine...
    Tell that to the thousands of mothers that lost their babies to the 2009 swine flu shot.

    http://thepopulist.net/2010/09/17/h1...irths-in-2009/

    As for the original question. When my patients ask me, I am honest: I would not touch that shot with a ten foot pole.

    Then I hand them the insert to read it, and come to their own conclusions.
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    Quote from MelodyNelson

    Tell that to the thousands of mothers that lost their babies to the 2009 swine flu shot.

    http://thepopulist.net/2010/09/17/h1...irths-in-2009/

    As for the original question. When my patients ask me, I am honest: I would not touch that shot with a ten foot pole.

    Then I hand them the insert to read it, and come to their own conclusions.
    Are you aware that the linked website has sections about "9/11 truth" and "the elders of Zion?"
    Nurse Leigh and klone like this.
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    Not sure where you live but here in Cali it's mandatory that all healthcare workers get a flu shot. If they refuse for any reason, they have to wear a mask during all patient care. Deflect the question back to the patient if you don't want to disclose your personal info.


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