With the flu season coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging everyone older than 6 months of age to get a flu shot to help protect themselves and their communities. It’s especially important for those at increased risk of developing serious flu-related complications, including:
Maintaining routine vaccinations can help prevent illnesses, reduce stress on the healthcare system, and protect at risk and vulnerable populations during the pandemic. While a seasonal flu shot will not prevent COVID-19, it may reduce the risk to you and your loved ones from becoming seriously ill with the flu.
You can get your flu shot in one of the many ways, although it is recommended you call ahead to ensure the location you are visiting has the vaccine in supply:
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