2014 Flu Facts

For the 2013-2014 flu season, several new vaccines will be offered for the first time, although their availability may be limited. Previously, when picking a vaccine, you could choose between a shot containing three dead virus strains and a nasal spray containing live, weakened virus strains. In addition to those options, this year’s offerings include a new four-strain vaccine; a high-dose flu shot; two egg-free versions; and a shot that does not go beneath the skin.

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Alper Celebrates Second Year As DSY Internship Sponsor

It’s back to school time, and Alper Services said goodbye to our summer intern Dejha Cocroft, after enjoying a second successful year as an internship sponsor for the Joseph A. Forgione Development School for Youth (DSY) through The All Stars Project of Chicago. DSY is a leadership-training program for high school students who express a desire to be leaders amongst their peers. It partners them with corporations to provide summer internships.

We sat down with Dejha to get her thoughts about her experience as an intern at Alper Services.

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Looking Back And Thinking Ahead With David Macknin

How Is Alper Services Different?

We were founded by Howard Alper on the core principal that our Clients deserve more than just competitively priced insurance. For almost 50 years, we’ve served as our Clients’ primary advocate, advisor and trusted consultant in all aspects of their business. Every person at Alper Services is fully committed to using their talents and expertise to the maximum benefit of each Client. That’s why we believe in our motto: Experience Value in Depth.

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