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Flu Shots

Flu season is here again! Flu can be a serious respiratory illness, especially for the very young and elderly, or anyone with a compromised immune system. When you get a flu shot, you are protecting yourself from possible complications from the flu.

Who should get a flu shot?

Everyone over 6 months of age should get flu shot, however those most at risk for flu complications include:

  • Individuals over age 65, especially anyone living in a senior residence community
  • Individuals with heart disease or chronic lung diseases
  • Pregnant women
  • Children between the ages of 6 months and 2 years old

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