This years Flu Shot? - page 3
We had a lot of people with bad reactions after they had this years flu shot. A lot of them had real feverish red spots with pain radiating down their arms, a lot of N/V going on. I know that the... Read More
Nov 5, '02Occupation: med-surg Joined: Sep '01; Posts: 603; Likes: 97JENNY P ??.
Where/ what region do you live? We have seen no reports of flu in the great lakes area yet. It scares me to think flu was already around in October!!!
It's going to be a looooong flu season if it's starting already!!
Nov 6, '02Occupation: RN Specialty: CV-ICU ; Joined: Oct '00; Posts: 2,343; Likes: 51I'm up in Mn. in the Twin Cities. I'm worried about the long flu season too.
Nov 6, '02Occupation: Staff Nurse Specialty: Med-Surg, Long Term Care ; From: US ; Joined: Jan '02; Posts: 1,178; Likes: 21I stopped in to Occupational Health where I got my flu shot before work today. I confess to being somewhat concerned after reading some of the posts here, but in the end, was MORE concerned about getting the flu. My arm's a little sore 12 hours afterwards, but they told me to move and exercise it to prevent stiffness and pain. No problema moving it when working Med/Surg for the following 9 hours! :chuckle
Nov 6, '02Occupation: correctional nurse Specialty: ER, ICU, Corrections ; Joined: Jul '00; Posts: 1,187; Likes: 131Havent had mine yet....supposed to have it 11/12/02. I will get it with my asthma and allergies and the clientele that I work with (corrections).