It’s important to get the flu vaccine and to get it early, in advance of the peak flu season, to protect yourself and your family from the flu!
No prescription is needed for a flu vaccine, almost everyone is eligible. For many it is covered by insurance and it is no cost or low cost.
The flu vaccine is available at many clinics, doctor’s offices and pharmacies
The best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu shot, people who have the shot usually have a much milder case if they do catch the flu. You cannot catch the flu from the vaccine.
Benefits from the flu vaccination includes preventing:
- millions of illnesses each year
- tens of thousands of hospitalizations
- and many thousands of deaths.
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