National Influenza Vaccination Week: December 8-14, 2013

Have you gotten your flu vaccine yet? National Influenza Vaccination Week was established to raise awareness about the benefits of being vaccinated for the flu each year and encourage people to get their flu shots!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) peak flu season is usually in February each year, so getting vaccinated now will help protect you later when many around you may be sick. Consider this designation week a friendly reminder to get vaccinated now and encourage your family and friends to do the same.

Along with getting vaccinated, it is also important to know all the facts about the flu to be sure you and your family know the best ways to stay healthy.