November 5, 2018

Flu season reminders

Topic: Benefits

Americans are missing nearly 17 million work days each year due to influenza. That’s $7 billion in sick days and lost productivity and $10.4 billion in direct costs for hospitalizations and outpatient visits for adults.

Act now before your home and company become affected by the flu! The season typically starts in October and sometimes lasts throughout May. Experts and doctors agree that the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from the flu is to get vaccinated. Recent studies show that a flu shot can reduce an individual’s chance of getting the flu up to 60%.

North Dakota Farm Bureau provides a prescription savings program that helps our members save on prescribed medications. Go to NDFB's RX Card benefits page.