Who should get vaccinated?

It is recommended that everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccine every year. It is especially important for individuals at high risk for having serious flu-related complications such as:

  • Pregnant women
  • Children younger than 5, but especially children younger than 2 years old
  • People 50 years of age and older
  • People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions
  • People who live in nursing homes or long-term care facilities
  • People who live with or care for those at high risk including healthcare workers, and caregivers of children less than 6 months of age (these children are too young to be vaccinated)

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1. What is the flu?
2. Who should get vaccinated?
3. What are common symptoms of the flu?
4. What can I do to protect myself?
5. Where can I get vaccinated?