Flu Season Weeks Away, Are You Ready To Get A Shot?

September 24, 2008

The flu season is just weeks away, with many trying to get ready by setting up a time to get the important flu shot........  .Washington (ChattahBox) – The flu season is just weeks away, with many trying to get ready by setting up a time to get the important flu shot.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has already issued guidelines as they always do.

These guidelines explain should should get a flu vaccine..

The guidelines start out with all pregnant women, as well as kids aged 6 months to 5-years old.

Other people who should get a flu shot include people who are 50-years of age and older.

Those living in a nursing home, or with a chronic medical condition should also be vaccinated.

With the flu season just over a month away, many locations will begin to offer the shot as early as next week.

To avoid the rush, it is best to get it done as soon as possible.


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