Influenza (or flu) is a seasonal respiratory (lung) infection that causes fever and a cough or sore throat. It is most common during the fall and winter months. Every year, more than 2,000 New Yorkers die of seasonal influenza and pneumonia, which can develop as a complication of flu. Vaccination is the BEST way to protect against the flu.
Get your flu vaccine today! Many health care providers and pharmacies now have flu vaccine. Use our flu vaccine locator to find out where in NYC you and your family can get vaccinated.
Health Bulletin: Influenza/Flu (PDF)
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