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National Influenza Vaccination Week 2017
December 3 – 9, 2017
Use these Tweets and Facebook messages on your social media platforms to share the importance of getting a flu vaccine and to remind everyone that it is not too late to get a flu shot if you haven’t already.
- It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week! Have you gotten your #flu vaccine? Visit cdc.gov/flu/nivw/ for more info. #NIVW #FightFlu | Share on Twitter
- There are still many weeks of flu season to go. @CDCflu says get your #fluvax now if you haven’t already #NIVW | Share on Twitter
- As family and friends are gathering for the holidays, #flu activity is increasing. Now is the time to get a flu vaccine if you haven’t yet! #NIVW | Share on Twitter
- #NIVW is a national observance that highlights the importance of #flu vaccination for everyone 6 months and older. Visit: cdc.gov/flu/nivw/ #FightFlu | Share on Twitter
- It is not too late to get a #fluvax. @CDCflu recommends vax as long as #flu viruses are circulating. Learn more: cdc.gov/flu/nivw/ #NIVW | Share on Twitter
- A #flushot is the best protection against flu for you & your loved ones. Get yours this season, if you haven’t already. #NIVW #FightFlu | Share on Twitter
- #Flu can lead to hospitalization & even death. Anyone can get sick with the flu. Get a #flu shot this season, if you haven’t already. #NIVW | Share on Twitter
- Millions have safely received #fluvax for decades. Protect yourself! Get your #flu shot today, if you haven’t already. #NIVW #FightFlu | Share on Twitter
- #Flu vaccine does not cause the flu. Learn more common flu misconceptions: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/misconceptions.htm #NIVW | Share on Twitter
- Even if you have already gotten sick w/ flu, you can still benefit from a #flu shot! #Flu shots protect against 3 or 4 different flu viruses. #NIVW | Share on Twitter
- Children 6 months and older are recommended to get a #flu vaccine every year. #FightFlu #NIVW http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/children.htm | Share on Twitter
High Risk for Serious Flu Complications
- #Fluvax is very important for people at high risk of serious flu complications, like young children, older people and pregnant women. To learn more: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/high_risk.htm | Share on Twitter
- A #flu shot is especially important if you or a loved one are at high risk of serious #flu complications. More: http://go.usa.gov/xkfBp #NIVW | Share on Twitter
- #Flu shots are a safe and important way to protect moms & their developing baby from flu. http://go.usa.gov/xkfkg #NIVW | Share on Twitter
- People 65+ are at high risk of serious flu illness. It is very important for them to get a flu vaccine. #NIVW http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/65over.htm | Share on Twitter
- This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)! #NIVW highlights the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond. Make sure you get a flu vaccine to protect yourself this flu season. For more information on NIVW, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/nivw/index.htm
- It’s not too late to get a flu vaccine if you haven’t already! Get a flu vaccine. It is the best and most important action to protect yourself and your loved ones against flu. For more information, visit http://www.cdc.gov/flu/consumer/index.html.
- It’s not too late to get a flu vaccine! CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccine every year. Flu vaccines are offered in many locations including doctor’s offices, clinics, health departments, retail stores, pharmacies, health centers, as well as by many employers and schools. Find a location near you offering flu vaccines! http://vaccine.healthmap.org/
- It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), a reminder that it is not too late to get a flu vaccine! Getting a flu vaccine is particularly important for people who are at high risk of developing flu-related complications, such as pregnant women, young children, older adults and people with certain chronic diseases. For a list of high risk groups, visit http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/high_risk.htm.
- National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) serves as a reminder to parents and caregivers of children about the importance of flu vaccination! Remember, some children may need two doses of flu vaccine this season to be fully protected. To learn more, visit http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/children.htm.
- Still haven’t gotten your flu vaccine? Even if you have already gotten sick with one flu virus, you can still benefit from vaccination. The flu vaccine protects against three or four different flu viruses, depending on which flu vaccine you get. It’s not too late to get your flu vaccine this flu season. Learn more: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/consumer/vaccinations.htm.
- During National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), a reminder that it’s not too late to get your flu vaccine. As long as flu viruses are spreading and causing illness, getting vaccinated is your best protection against the flu.
- Symptoms of the flu can include fever, cough, sore throat, runny/stuffy nose, body aches, headaches, chills and fatigue. Some people may also have vomiting and diarrhea. Protect yourself and your family from the flu this year. It’s not too late to get a flu vaccine! http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/complications.htm
- Because immune systems can become weaker with age, some people 65 years and older are at high risk of flu-related complications. Flu vaccination is especially important for people 65 years and older. http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/65over.htm
- Page last reviewed: November 15, 2017
- Page last updated: November 15, 2017
- Content source:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
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