Immunize Against the Flu. EVERY YEAR. EVERY BODY.
- Get the facts on flu!
- Prevention is the best protection!
- The flu costs us all!
- Get your flu vaccine every year!
Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions are at high risk for serious flu complications. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year.
The upcoming season's flu vaccine will protect against the influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the season. This includes an influenza A (H1N1) virus, an influenza A (H3N2) virus, and one or two influenza B viruses, depending on the flu vaccine. To uncover more details about influenza, select any of the four leaves on the clover graphic on this page.
Documents and Information
- Printable: Every Year. Every Body.
- Printable: Get the facts on flu!
- Printable: Get your flu vaccine every year!
- How Effective is the Influenza Vaccine?
- How Flu Spreads
- How to Stop the Spread of Germs at Home, School and Work
- Is the Influenza Vaccine Safe?
- People at High Risk of Severe Flu Complications
- Printable: Prevention is the best protection!
- Steps in Fighting the Flu
- Symptoms and Severity
- Printable: The flu costs us all!
- Who Should Get Vaccinated Against the Flu
NH Health Alert Network
Health Care Providers
- ACIP 2014-2015 Seasonal Influenza Recommendations, 08/15/2014
- Algorithm for Children 6 months through 8 years (Figure 1)
- Algorithm for Persons with a History of Egg Allergy (Figure 2)
- Vaccine Information Statements
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