- Seasonal flu activity is low across most of the country.
- September and October are good times to get a flu vaccine.
- Young children who need two doses should get the first one as soon as possible.
- Pregnant people in their third trimester and children who need only one dose can also be vaccinated earlier.
Everyone 6 months & older should receive a yearly flu vaccine.
Flu can cause mild to severe illness. Learn the symptoms of flu.
Prescription medications called antiviral drugs can be used to treat flu.
Laboratory confirmed flu activity as reported by clinical laboratories remains low.
Learn about flu season and get answers to questions.
Find information about current and past flu seasons.
Understand who is at higher risk of flu.
Reports on Flu Vaccination Coverage and Utilization
Find resources to promote flu prevention.
Learn what CDC recommends this season.
Read about CDC's work with flu.
Learn the differences between Flu and COVID-19.
Our toolkit has social media resources, posters, and more to help parents and kids fight flu.
Flu Vaccine Finder
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Everyone 6 months of age and older needs a flu vaccine.
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- New Wild to Mild Campaign Drives Key Message to Tame Flu and Reset Expectations Friday, September 22, 2023
- Flu Vaccination Rates Lag Among Health Care Workers in Peru Monday, September 11, 2023
- South America’s 2023 Flu Vaccines Cut Risk of Flu Hospitalizations by About Half Friday, September 8, 2023
- Reports of Avian Influenza (AI) “Bird Flu” Outbreaks Increased Globally from 2013–2022 Thursday, September 7, 2023