Benefits of getting a flu vaccine

Some of the benefits of getting a flu vaccine include: A flu vaccine can keep you and your child from getting sick. When vaccine viruses and circulating viruses are matched, flu vaccination has been shown to reduce the risk of getting sick with flu by about half. Flu vaccines can keep your child from being hospitalized from flu. One […]

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Flu: protecting your child

The first and best way to protect against flu is to get a yearly flu vaccine for yourself and your child. Flu vaccination is recommended for everyone 6 months and older every year. It’s especially important that young children and children with certain long-term health problems get vaccinated. Caregivers of children at high risk of […]

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Flue virus

Flu season is here!

Influenza (also known as flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. Flu is different from a cold, and usually comes on suddenly. Each year flu viruses cause millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospital stays and thousands or tens of thousands of deaths in the […]

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