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Do your part to protect yourself and others against the flu!

toddler, pregnant woman, elderly couple, mother and infant, young African American manIf you have the flu,


If you don’t have the flu, it’s not too late to get a flu shot! The best protection against the flu is to get the vaccine. Seasonal flu vaccines have a very good safety record.

A yearly flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months and older. Vaccination is especially important for protecting those at high risk for serious flu complications, including:

 Where You Can Get the Vaccine

Remember - the flu vaccine is safe and your best protection against the flu.

 Please visit What You Should Know for the 2012-2013 Influenza Season for more information.

 

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Last Reviewed: Jan 30, 2013

Phyllis L Pirie, PhD Phyllis L Pirie, PhD
Professor of Health Behaviors & Health Promotion
College of Public Health
The Ohio State University