The Flu Vaccine
Did you know? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly recommend that anyone age 6 months or older have the vaccine.
- Frequently asked questions about immunizations
- Quiz: Do you need a flu shot?
- Is the flu vaccine a good idea for your family?
- How many doses of flu vaccine does my kid need?
- Is it too late for a flu shot?
Stop it before it stops you
- Visit your local pharmacy or family doctor to get the flu vaccine.
- Wash your hands regularly with soap and water. Alcohol-based hand cleaners are okay as an alternative.
- Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue.
- Keep sick children at home including out of school or day care until they are better—usually seven days after the illness starts is adequate.
- Eat healthy and find healthy ways to deal with stress and anxiety.
Recognizing the Flu – Common symptoms
- Rapid onset of fever
- Body aches
- Chills and fatigue
- Sometime vomiting and diarrhea
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