Who should get the flu vaccine?
- Everyone six months and older – Seasonal flu vaccines have a very good safety track record.
- People at high risk:
- Children and infants
- Pregnant women
- People with disabilities
- People with health conditions
- Travelers and people living abroad
Can I get the flu from the vaccine?
No, you can’t get the flu from the flu vaccine. The flu vaccine protects you from the flue, not the common cold. But you may experience some side effects. Common mild side effects of the flu vaccine include:
When should I get the flu vaccine?
September-March. Early immunization is the most effective.