Don’t let the flu get you this season!
What You Should Know for the 2016-2017 Influenza Season
2016-2017 Influenza Season
- WHO should get a yearly flu vaccine?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends an annual flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older including pregnant women and people who have chronic health conditions. Vaccination to prevent influenza is particularly important for people who are at high risk for serious complications from influenza.
- Preventive Steps
1. Take time to get a flu vaccine
2. Take everyday preventive actions to stop the spread of germs.
3. Take flu antiviral drugs if your doctor prescribes them
- WHERE can I get the flu vaccine?
Flu vaccines are offered by many doctor's offices, clinics, health departments, pharmacies and college health centers, as well as by many employers, and even by some schools.Even if you don't have a regular doctor or nurse, you can get a flu vaccine somewhere else, like a health department, pharmacy, urgent care clinic, and often your school, college health center, or work. Click on the HealthMap Vaccine Finder for a clinic near you.
- MISCONCEPTIONS about the flu and flu vaccine.
Health Care Providers
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