Flu Vaccine Information:  When To Get A Flu Shot and Where to Get A Flu Shot

Vaccination is the first step to flu prevention. The Visiting Nurse Associations of America urges you to get vaccinated in September, October and November, before flu season peaks.

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Say Boo to the Flu Events
Get your family vaccinated against flu at Say "Boo!" to the Flu events, and learn helpful tips to teach your family to cast away the flu this fall and winter. Find more information about when and where to get a flu vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccine each year to protect against the flu virus. This season's annual flu vaccine will protect against four different flu viruses ("quadrivalent"); an influenza A (H1N1) virus, an influenza A (H3N2) virus, and two influenza B viruses. Some seasonal flu vaccines known as “quadrivalent” flu vaccines will be formulated to protect against four flu viruses, including an additional influenza B virus.


Flu Vaccine Locations

Visit the VNAA website to find a Say "Boo!" to the Flu event near you.

Visit: https://www.vnaa.org/say-boo

Raise Awareness Through Media
You can raise awareness about the importance of flu prevention and promote your Say "Boo!" to the Flu event through local media outreach. Fill in this template media alert with your event's information and send to local news stations (television, radio and newspapers). You can also share with local newsletters, bulletin boards and calendar listings.

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