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Get your flu shot now!

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Get Your Shot Now! FLU Protect yourself and those around you. 80,000 flu-related deaths children and adults in the U.S. got early-season shots in 2017 900,000 hospitalizations Only 2 5 in Pregnant Women Children and infants Everyone 6 months and older should get the vaccine. When the flu sneaks up on you, get same-day, walk-in care: The flu vaccine is crucial to protecting: Antiviral drugs can fight flu illness: People with long-term health conditions (like heart disease or diabetes) People who live with or care for those at high risk of flu complications Seniors If you have the flu, ask your doctor if prescription antiviral medication is an option Mild aches and fever are your immune system protecting you Severe allergy to chicken eggs Severe reaction to a previous shot or history of Guillain-Barre syndrome The flu shot does NOT give you the flu: Now you can communicate with your doctor about your flu symptoms without going to the clinic: Providence MyChart: https://mychartor.providence.org/mychart/default.asp Ask your doctor before getting a shot if you have: Providence Express Care Find a location: www.ProvidenceExpressCare/locations The emergency department is only for severe injury and illness Last year's flu season was highly severe:

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