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Immunize Against the Flu. EVERY YEAR. EVERY BODY.

The severity of a flu season is difficult to predict, but always has serious consequences as last year’s flu season reminded us of. Nearly 60% of flu-associated hospitalizations reported to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) flu surveillance system were in people 18 to 64 years old.
Even healthy children and adults can get the flu and it can be serious. It is recommended that everyone six months and older get immunized each year. Communities greatly benefit when most of the people in their community are immunized. It helps protect those who are unable to get vaccinated. For example:

  • Babies who are under six months of age
  • People with weak immune systems (due to disease or medical treatments – like asthma, cancer or chemotherapy)
  • Unvaccinated pregnant women
  • Senior (flu can be deadly)
  • Anyone allergic to a vaccine

Protect yourself and those around you by getting your flu vaccine this season! For more details about influenza, select any of the four leaves on the clover graphic on this page.

Do You or Someone You Know Suffer From a Chronic Disease?

Man and pregnant woman

It is safe, and very important, for a pregnant woman
to receive the inactivated flu vaccine.
A pregnant woman who gets the flu is at risk
for serious complications and hospitalization.
To learn more about preventing the flu, visit
the CDC website.

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