News and Updates
Welcome Lori Reid, FNP!!!
Lori Gonzalez Reid, RN, FNP-C joined our practice on October 1, 2014! Lori received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia and her Masters of Science in Nursing in Public Health Leadership/Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Virginia. Prior to joining The Woman’s Center Lori worked at Augusta Health’s Outpatient Clinics and the Health Department in women’s health. She resides in Fishersville with her family and besides caring for her patients, she is enthusiastic about jogging, hiking and reading great books. We are excited to welcome Lori as part of The Woman’s Center family.
Flu shots are available now. Call to schedule your flu vaccine today!
While flu outbreaks can happen as early as October, most of the flu activity peaks in January or later. Yearly flu vaccination should begin soon after flu vaccine is available, and ideally by October. All women, especially pregnant women and women over 65 years of age should receive the Inactivated Influenza vaccine annually.
Our Trivalent flu vaccine protect against three different flu viruses. Trivalent flu vaccine protects against two influenza A viruses (an H1N1 and an H3N2) and an influenza B virus.
Make sure you are up to date on your Tetanus vaccine. All expecting mothers are recommended to have a Tdap vaccine with each pregnancy. We offer the Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis) year round. Talk to your provider to see if you are eligible for this vaccine.
For prevention of tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis, adolescents and adults are recommended to receive a one-time booster of Tdap.