Everyone aged six months of age and older should receive a flu vaccine as soon as vaccine becomes available. There are several different types of influenza vaccine, including a trivalent (protects against three strains of influenza) and a quadrivalent (protects against four strains of influenza) vaccine. There are vaccines available for use in very young children under 3 years of age, as well as adults aged 65 and older. Please talk to your healthcare provider to see which flu vaccine is best for you. It is especially important for people at increased risk of complications from influenza to be vaccinated. People at increased risk include:
Get your flu shot today! Many health care providers and pharmacies now have flu vaccine. The Health Department’s flu vaccine locator is undergoing construction to upgrade the system. It will be available soon to help you find a place to get vaccinated. Please check back later.