following groups are recommended to get a yearly flu vaccine:
All persons aged 6 months and older should be vaccinated
Protection of persons at higher risk for
influenza-related complications should continue to be a
focus of vaccination efforts as providers and programs
transition to routine vaccination of all persons aged 6
months and older.
When vaccine supply is limited, vaccination efforts
should focus on delivering vaccination to persons who:
Consult with your doctor before getting an influenza
vaccination if you have ever had a serious allergic reaction to eggs or
a previous dose of influenza vaccine, or have a history of Guillain-Barr
If you are moderately or severely ill at the time the shot is scheduled
you should usually wait until you recover before getting influenza
vaccine. Talk to your doctor or nurse about rescheduling the
Call 401-444-4800 for more flu shot information.