It was always a challenge, when school started and it is always after-school when we found out one or kids have had runny nose or it was always we found we got cold or flu from our coworker and congested offie space when we returned home!
with Covid-19 pandemic this reality will be more a problem in coming years to come. Is current old structures with unbelievable potential to transmit flu-like illnesses through entire building, are we ready to change entire way of doing business, in health care business? Covid-19 is the most dangerous of all flu-like symptom disease! At A2Z we are planning to make our Urgent Care Covid-unfriendly as much as we can. Our new clinics will be based on principle of defense against the spread and prevention.
Now it is hard to tell which one is which, while your doctor's office is close and now it is you to figure out what to do? Emergency Room two hours visit, cursory exam and discharge since it is for real emergencies like heart attack or stroke, while it is hard for you to breath or your child has a fever! Hours wait and paying $100 for copay in emergency room is not the solution! Here is when A2Z Family Care And Urgent Care is for you and your family!
Lets not confuse you, it is not that you will not wait here but you don't wait as long as you do in Emergency Room. But it is accessible, affordable, convenient care at the time you need, usually weekends, after-hours, affordable, less wait time, and quality care for less.
Flu is a dangerous and cause mortality among kids and seniors and cause mortality according to CDC "As of October 27, 2018, a total of 185 pediatric deaths had been reported to CDC during the 2017-2018 season" and CDC also put a national warning that "During the 2017-2018 season, influenza-like-illness (ILI) activity began to increase in November, reaching an extended period of high activity during January and February nationally, and remained elevated through the end of March"
The majority of mortality happens among children and seniors who does not receive Flu shot!
To learn more about statistics and information about Flu season please click CDC webpage
Click here to schedule a no-copay flu shot today today and learn more about our vaccination and immunization program. It is advisable to schedule a flu shot and enjoy our $50 special offer for self-pay, since prevention is better and better not wait to get sick and hospitalized for something that is preventable!
If you have Inluenza-like-illness (ILI) or flu-like-symtoms don't wait click here to be seen for more information from Center for Disease Control (CDC) click here to know about the dangers of untreated Flu and Influenza-Like-Symptoms!
It is always not advisable to go to Emergency Room if you are prone to hospital induced superbugs, while we advice you to call 911 for emergency conditions.
At A2Z Family Urgent Care Clinic, we can instantly test you for flu or any upper respiratory illness, we can administer Oxygen if you need or provide you with nebulizer treatment or do stat Xray, with radiologist report while you are waiting in the clinic. We are specialized in handling upper respiratory symptoms like Flu (stomach or upper respiratory type A or B) Asthma, Chronic Pulmonary Disease, Pneumonia, Strep related Soar Throat, when their timely management and symptomatic relieve is critical. Stop by at A2Z Family Care And Urgent Care in Reston /Herndon if you have flu symptoms !