The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccination as the first and most important step in protecting against the flu. The 2011 - 2012 vaccine will provide protection against an A/H1N1-like virus, an A/H3N2-like virus, and an influenza B-like virus. The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a 2011-2012 flu vaccine for the upcoming season as vaccine is available. Palomar Health's Community Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Clinics will offer flu vaccinations by injection to persons 18 years of age and older. Palomar Health expresscare walk-in health centers and Arch Health Partners Urgent Care location in Poway will have the vaccine available for persons 2 years of age and older.
To learn more about seasonal flu, please visit Seasonal Influenza.
Anyone who wants to reduce their chances of getting the flu should get vaccinated. Click here for a list of Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Clinics.
We suggest visiting the following web sites for the most up-to-date information about seasonal influenza:
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