Home and Away by Steve Sicula

Home and Away

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  1. itisme

    itisme GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    You can’t vaccinate against shingles.

  2. Kylie2112

    Kylie2112 said, over 1 year ago

    No flu shot, no flu, and not even a freakin’ cold this year!

  3. janisil

    janisil GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    there is a shingles vaccine!

  4. waykirk

    waykirk said, over 1 year ago

    Yes indeed there is a shingles vaccine. And pneumonia and flu as well. Get them! You wont be sorry.

    We old timers need these shots. My brother in law, 70, and even my daughter, 35, have both suffered from shingles in the last few years.

    Even with the shot, my bout with shingles was not too bad but I still got it.

    The other two patients who hadn’t had the inoculation, really suffered a lot with that nasty disease.

    I recommend the shots highly for the senior set and others.

    The old Sarge, age 69

  5. rekam

    rekam GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @itisme

    Yes you can. Ask your doctor. If you’ve had chicken pox, you need to get this vaccine so you can avoid shingles.

  6. cbrsarah

    cbrsarah said, over 1 year ago

    I won’t get any flu shot. Haven’t had the flu since ’93. My mother-in-law refused to get a flu shot after the first one because she got so sick from it. She never caught the flu in the following years up until her death of natural causes. Some people get along quite well without having to get a vaccine against the flu or pneumonia. You are the best judge of your current health status. If you feel prone to get the flu or pneumonia, then get the shot.

  7. ValancyCarmody

    ValancyCarmody GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    I tried to get the shingles vaccine but my insurance won’t pay for it until I turn 60. Got a few years to go still, so I thought I would just pay for it myself, but turns out it costs $250.00, so I guess I’ll just wait.
    People claim that Obamacare will ration healthcare and put bureaucrats between you & your doctor, but it sure looks to me like that’s what we already have.

  8. K M

    K M GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Kylie2112

    And my wife, who complains the flu shot always gives her the flu (despite the opinion of professionals), got a shot this past December anyway — and was down for a week in late January.

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