It's Flu Season in the U.S.: What to Know

Flu Season is starting to peak in nearly 45 states this month. Those who are at highest risk for complications include:

  1. People over age 65 and children ages 6 months to 4 years
  2. Nursing home residents
  3. Adults with lung or heart disease
  4. Pregnant women
  5. People with compromised immune systems

It's Not Too Late!

Flu season can last until April, and it's not too late to get the vaccine. Unfortunately, only 40 percent of Americans get flu shots. If you haven't gotten a flu shot this year, talk to your doctor and get one today. By getting a flu shot, you not only protect yourself but also those around you – friends, family and children.

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