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Seasonal Influenza (Flu)

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.

Seasonal Flu Vaccine

Get your flu shot today. Find a flu vaccination location using the NYC Health Map. Be sure to call ahead to check for vaccine availability.

Prevent Influenza

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