Everyone is encouraged to get flu shots this fall by the CDC.
By getting vaccinated you protect yourself, and you also protect others by not spreading the flu to them.
* The H3N2 flu strain emerging for this fall is susceptible to the H3N2 included in this fall's flu vaccine. All three strains are on target this year. ** Vaccine for children is arriving more slowly than the adult vaccines. Be patient, you can get these through December. Our peak flu season is most often January or February. *** High risk groups for flu include: Infants, the elderly, pregnant women, people with high risk conditions-such as heart, lung or kidney disease or a weakened immune system.