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Get a Flu Shot

The best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu shot. Adults age 50 and older should get a flu shot every year.
Getting a flu shot can prevent serious illness. For example, the flu can cause pneumonia or ear infections.
You can get a flu shot at your doctor’s office or clinic. You may also be able to get a flu shot from your local health department, pharmacy, or your employer.
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Start Today: Small Steps
  • Use the flu clinic locatorExternal Link to find out where you can get a flu shot.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water.
  • Tell a friend about the flu shot.

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