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Join Miss Pink Warrior 2015, Chien-Chi, as she hosts CelebrAsians Fashion Show, October 9th in Boston, MA. For more information, check out below: 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

GREATER BOSTON AREA, MASS  - Effective immediately, Walgreens (29 New Derby Street, Salem, MA location only) will be partnering with the Miss Pink organization for local breast cancer survivors and their family members to join in receiving a free flu shot during the 2015 flu season.

Thanks to our Miss Pink Pharmacist, Dr. Tiff, we will be able to offer a limited number of flu shots. Simply go in to the above referenced Walgreens and mention Miss Pink to receive your complimentary shot. Please email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and or send us a message for more details.

 

KNOW THE FACTS:  

There are a lot of various opinions surrounding whether or not you should receive the flu shot. As we approach flu season, the Miss Pink organization wants to make sure that we are providing as much assistance during this flu season to our pink warriors and all our breast cancer survivors/patients and families this Fall.

The American Cancer Society states that, “[the flu shot] is recommended for most people with cancer and cancer survivors. Their family members are encourages to get flu shots, too.”

As many are aware, the flu shot is a vaccination that protects the body against this influenza (which causes body aches, fever, tiredness, and cough, all which can be life threatening, especially amongst cancer patients).

“It’s best to get the flu shot as soon as it’s available, preferably by October. But first talk with your cancer doctor (oncologist) about if and when you should get a flu shot. Flu vaccines cause the body to make antibodies that protect it against influenza virus infection. It takes up to 2 weeks after the shot for the body to do this. This is why you should get the flu shot as soon as you can – so your body has time to form the protection you need,” as stated by The American Cancer Society.  

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