Prevent Seasonal Flu
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Getting a flu vaccine during 2020-2021 is more important than ever because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Here is what you should know this season, including information on how to protect yourself and your family against flu by getting a flu vaccine.
The best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated every year. This page has resources to help answer your questions about the flu vaccine.
If you are a health professional, please see Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Resources for Health Professionals.
Take Three Actions to Protect Against Flu
Protect yourself and others from flu with these actions.
There are a lot of reasons to get a flu vaccine each year.
Everyone 6 month and older needs a flu vaccine every year.
Learn how flu vaccines are made to protect against the flu viruses mostly likely to be circulating during flu season.
Seasonal influenza vaccine supply and distribution in the United States.
Key facts you need to know about flu vaccines.
Information on different types of flu vaccines.
Flu vaccines are among the safest medical products in use.
Why the flu vaccine cannot cause flu illness & other misconceptions explained.
Good health habits can help protect against flu and stop the spread of germs.
Encourage your followers on social media to roll up their sleeves for an annual flu vaccine by featuring photos of yourself and others in your community while getting a flu vaccine or showing off a bandage after getting a flu vaccine. By increasing the number of people vaccinated, we can reduce the number of flu illnesses, hospitalizations, and deaths this fall and winter, which can in turn help reduce the burden on our medical system and save medical resources for the care of COVID-19 patients.