According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the average adult can expect to contract two to three colds each year, which doesn’t even take into account contracting the flu. And the Mayo Clinic reports children are susceptible to up to 10 colds a year! “In the same way you get ready for hurricane season, there is actually a lot you can do to get ready for flu season,” said Dr. Ken Redcross, board-certified internal medicine physician and founder of Redcross Concierge, a personalized medical practice designed to enhance the patient-doctor relationship while providing convenient access to a full spectrum of healthcare services and holistic and wellness counseling. “You shouldn’t wait until the flu strikes; you should make sure your house is flu-ready and a plan is in place to take action within 48 hours of the first site of flu symptoms.”
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