About Flu

  • Influenza (flu) is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk of serious flu complications.

    The CDC recommends everyone 6 months of age or older should get a flu vaccine every season.

    Read more information about flu from the CDC website >>