Preparing for Flu Season!

As the summer ends and the weather gets colder, a new season of the flu approaches during September. Flu season is predominantly present during the fall and winter, but can still occur year-round. Flu activity peaks between December and February and can last until May.

See how you can prepare for the flu!

Preparedness Flu Season

Flu Vaccination: Get vaccinated at your local pharmacy, your health care provider, or health department.  Get the vaccine before the flu begins spreading within the community, preferably September and October. 

  •  Reduces flu symptom severity (depending on case by case)
  • Recommended for use in children as young as 6 months, approved for use in adults 65 years and older 
  • Recommended for pregnant people and people with certain chronic health conditions
  • Important for all people 6 months and older to get a flu vaccine every year
  • Learn more about  Who Needs a Flu Vaccine | CD

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