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Don't let the flu break your flow

This year we’ve all had to find a new flow thanks to COVID-19. Don’t let the flu disrupt your new normal. Get you and your family vaccinated now to avoid a total flu fiasco.

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Stop the flu, one shot at a time.

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Stop the flu, one shot at a time.

This year, more than ever before, it’s important to get the flu shot, not only to protect yourself but your community. Herd immunity or community immunity arises when enough people get the flu shot, making its spread from person to person more unlikely.

When you get a flu shot, you’re not only protecting yourself and your family but your friends and neighbors.

  • The flu is never fun

    You still wear a seatbelt even though you’re an expert driver, right? Think of a flu shot like a seatbelt for your health! Reduce your risk of getting the flu by 40-60% when you get vaccinated.

  • Who should get the flu shot

    Everyone six months and older should get a flu vaccine annually. If you’re over 65, you will have to get the double-strength flu shot. If you have experienced an allergic reaction to vaccinations in the past, talk to your provider about alternatives.

  • The best time to get a flu shot

    There's never a wrong time to get the flu shot, but the CDC recommends getting one by the end of October.

Signs, Symptoms & Solutions

COVID-19 vs. Influenza

  • COVID-19
  • Influenza
    • Symptoms
      • Fever
      • Runny nose
      • Body aches
      • Cough
      • Headaches
      • Loss of sense of smell
      • Diarrhea
      • Shortness of breath
      • Breathing difficulties
      • Fever
      • Runny or stuffy nose
      • Muscle or body aches
      • Cough
      • Headaches
      • Sore throat
      • Fatigue
    • Symptom Onset
      • 5-14 days
      • 2-5 days
    • Spread/transmission
      • Person to person
      • Person to person
    • Recommendations
      • Wear a face mask
      • Wash hands frequently
      • Cough in your elbow
      • Avoid touching your eyes nose and mouth
      • Avoid close contact with sick people
      • Wear a face mask
      • Wash hands frequently
      • Cough in your elbow
      • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
      • Avoid close contact with sick people
      • Get vaccinated annually
    • Treatment
      • Symptom relief
      • Antiviral medications if diagnosed and treated early
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    flu facts

    Among adults who were admitted to the hospital with flu, vaccinated adults were 59 percent less likely to have a very severe illness resulting in ICU admission than those who had not been vaccinated.

    According to the CDC, you reduce your risk of getting the flu by 40-60% when you get the flu shot.

    The flu vaccine prevents tens of thousands of hospitalizations each year. During the 2018-2019 flu season, vaccinations prevented an estimated 58,000 flu-related hospitalizations.

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    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    How can we help you?

    Can you die from the flu?

    What should I do if I start having symptoms of the flu? What type of care should I seek?

    Is it ok to get the flu shot while sick?

    Do I need to take a COVID-19 test before I get my flu shot?

    Can I get a COVID-19 test the same time I get a flu shot?

    Does the flu shot protect me from COVID-19?

    Will the flu shot make me immune to COVID-19?

    Are there different types of flu shots? Which one should I get?

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