Don’t let myths or questions keep you from getting a flu shot this year. Learn the truth and get your vaccine to protect yourself, your loved ones and your community! Isn’t it worth a shot?
The flu vaccine is recommended every year for everyone six months old and older.
The flu vaccine helps protect you and the people around you. Having more people vaccinated provides more protection for the community.
Flu and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses.
Some of the symptoms of flu and COVID-19 are similar, and they can both result in serious illness. It is possible to get the flu and COVID-19 at the same time.
Testing will determine if your symptoms are caused by the flu or COVID-19.
No. However, flu vaccines reduce your risk of flu illness, hospitalization and death.
If you have any of the following symptoms, call your primary care provider. They can help you determine if it is the flu or COVID-19.
- fever or feeling feverish/chills
- sore throat
- runny or stuffy nose
- muscle or body aches
- fatigue (tiredness)
- some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults.
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