Influenza 2019-01-24T14:21:56+00:00

Influenza

Do You Need a Flu Shot?

According to the Advisory Committee on Immunization practices, the following risk groups should be vaccinated each year:

  • Children aged 6 months up to their 19th birthday
  • Pregnant women
  • People 50 years of age and older
  • People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions
  • People in nursing homes and long-term care facilities
  •  People who live with or care for those at high risk from complications from flu, including: Health care workers, household contacts of a person at high risk for complications from the flu, and household contacts and out-of-home caregivers of children less than 6 months of age.

Click here for more information from the Volusia County Health Department including links to flu shot clinics in your area.

Physicians: Keep informed with the latest information visit the CDC website at http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/.

Patients: Education Resources (some contain printable materials for patients):