Flu Vaccines are Safe

Flu vaccines have a good safety record. Hundreds of millions of Americans have safely received flu vaccines over the past 50 years, and there has been extensive research supporting the safety of flu vaccines.

A flu vaccine is the first and best way to reduce your chances of getting the flu and spreading it to others. CDC recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older receive a flu vaccine every year.

Visit the CDC website to learn more about flu vaccines.

Flu Vaccines are Effective

While flu vaccine effectiveness can vary from season to season, every year flu vaccines provide important protections against flu.

CDC estimates the burden of flu and the impact of annual flu vaccination in the U.S using a model that estimates the numbers of flu illnesses, medical visits and hospitalization prevented by vaccination.

Visit the CDC website to learn more about how vaccines work.

Flu Vaccine Updates for the 2021-2022 Season

A few things are different for the 2021-2022 influenza (flu) season, including things like composition of the flu, licensures and so on.

Visit the CDC website to learn more about the updates.

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