Find a Flu Shot

Everyone 6 months and older should get a yearly influenza vaccine. Use the Vaccine Finder to see where to get a flu shot near you.

The best way to prevent getting influenza is by getting a flu shot. Flu shots are safe and effective at reducing flu illness, hospitalizations and death. It usually takes about two weeks for your body to develop immunity to influenza, so make a plan to get your flu shot as soon as possible!

Find a Flu Shot

The flu shot is widely available. Find where to get a flu shot near you.

How the Flu Shot Works

Get details on who should get a flu vaccine, types of flu vaccines and good health habits to prevent the flu.
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Facts about the Flu Shot

Misconceptions about the flu shot can cause people to skip this important preventative measure. Here's some facts everyone should know about the flu vaccine.
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Be Prepared For Flu Season

This year, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's more important than ever to get your vaccination. Not only to protect yourself and others from the flu, but also to help save medical resources for COVID-19 patients.  

Watch CDC's "Roll Up Your Sleeve for Your Annual Flu Vaccine" video.

Why Health Experts Are Urging Flu Shots

This year's flu season amid the COVID-19 pandemic poses a double threat and urgent need for immunizations.
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Blog: Flu Shot and COVID-19 Vaccine: Do I need both?

Get answers to some of the most pressing questions about getting the COVID-19 and flu vaccines.
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Stay Informed on COVID-19

Find up-to-date resources to help you stay safe and informed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Critical Role Healthcare Providers Play in Fending Off Influenza (Flu)

Watch a recording of a healthcare provider-focused presentation on the role healthcare providers play in recommending and referring patients to receive their influenza vaccination.
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The American Lung Association urges members of the public to always consult with their own healthcare providers about whether this or any vaccine is appropriate for them.

Page last updated: October 25, 2021

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