Are you ready for flu season?

Are you ready for flu season?

As it comes to the end of summer and autumn starts to settle in, it comes to the time where we begin to prepare for Flu season, and it is important to be prepared for its arrival. As the weather gets colder and people spend more time indoors, the spread of the flu virus becomes more common. It is crucial to take preventive measures such as getting vaccinated, practicing good hygiene, and avoiding close contact with sick individuals. Additionally, being aware of the symptoms and seeking medical attention at the earliest signs of discomfort can help prevent severe complications on the immune system in the future.

 Common Symptoms include:

  • a sudden high temperature
  • an aching body
  • feeling tired or exhausted
  • a dry cough
  • a sore throat
  • a headache
  • difficulty sleeping
  • loss of appetite
  • diarrhoea or tummy pain
  • feeling sick and being sick

 Vaccination is the most effective ways to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and protect public health. With the recent emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the many strains of the virus, the importance of getting vaccinated has become more evident than ever before. Vaccines not only safeguard individuals from contracting potentially serious illnesses, but they also play a crucial role in achieving herd immunity and reducing the overall burden on healthcare systems. By getting vaccinated, individuals not only protect themselves, but also contribute to the health and well-being of their communities.

 Vaccine fridges play a crucial role in the storage and preservation of vaccines. These specialized refrigerators are designed to maintain a consistently cold temperature (2-8 Degrees C), ensuring that vaccines remain effective and safe for administration. Without the proper storage conditions, vaccines can lose their potency, resulting in reduced effectiveness and potential health risks. Vaccine fridges are equipped with features such as temperature monitoring systems, alarms, and backup power options to provide an ideal environment for vaccine storage.

 This comes to the question of, is your vaccine fridge ready and CQC compliant for the challenges it will face this flu season? Getting your fridge calibrated and serviced by our sister company Seal Calibration should be one of your main priorities, making sure all of your data loggers are working and that you have two for each fridge or even looking at purchasing a new fridge or datalogger just for some extra reassurance. Here at Seal Medical Supplies, we pride ourselves in providing only the best brands of vaccine fridges such as Labcold, Coolmed and Lec from our years of experience selling and servicing them, we provide all sizes and types of medical refrigeration from countertop, to undercounter, to free standing to suit your needs.  We can offer the best deals and delivery options tailored to your needs. Delivery options include next day two-man room of choice packaging removed delivery, Kerbside Palletised Delivery whichever suits your requirements. We can get a new fridge out to you on next day delivery or on a requested date on any urgent fridge requirements.

If you have any questions or queries please feel free to give us a call on 0115 906 3000 or send us an email on

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