Get Your Flu Vaccine Chicago
The flu vaccine offers your best defense against the flu. It’s that simple. Yes, we know you have a friend who swears that it gives them the flu. This is false. The flu vaccine does not cause the flu. What it does do, is significantly lower your chance of getting sidelined by the flu this season. It will also dramatically lessen your symptoms if you do in fact contract the flu.
Getting your flu shot is especially important this year. With COVID-19 expected to spike this fall and winter, we feel getting vaccinated is more important than ever. Not convinced? Check out our blog for more info.
Flu activity generally begins in October and runs into the spring months. The earlier you get vaccinated the better, because it takes two weeks to build up your immunity. The flu vaccine is recommended for all people six-months and older, unless you are allergic. It is especially important for high-risk individuals, which include infants, children, pregnant women and the elderly, as well as those with underlying health conditions.