It’s that time of the year! Flu vaccines are now available.
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New Flu Information for 2016-2017
Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations. The more people who get vaccinated, the more people will be protected from flu, including older people, very young children, pregnant women and people with certain health conditions who are more vulnerable to serious flu complications.
What’s new this flu season?
A few things are new this season:
- Only injectable flu shots are recommended for use this season.
- Flu vaccines have been updated to better match circulating viruses.
- There will be some new vaccines on the market this season.
- The recommendations for vaccination of people with egg allergies have changed.
Please feel free to download the handouts explaining what is the flu? and tips for everyday preventive actions that may slow the spread of germs that cause respiratory (nose, throat, and lungs) illnesses, such as the flu. Prevention is the best medicine!Everyday Flu Preventative Flu Guide for Parents