Now is the time to get a flu vaccine!

As the flu and COVID-19 will likely circulate at the same time this season, getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever!

You can get your flu shot at your primary care doctor’s office or at your local pharmacy.

Adults 65 years and older are at higher risk for developing serious complications from the flu. “This year, Flu vaccination is even more important. Receiving the flu vaccine can lower your chances of getting seasonal flu and needing medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Don’t delay, get your Flu shot today!”

Each winter, millions of people suffer from the flu,. It spreads easily from person to person mainly when an infected person coughs or sneezes. The flu can be life threatening in older adults and in people who have chronic illnesses such as diabetes or heart, lung, or kidney diseases. Reduce your risk by getting a flu shot!

If you have questions about which flu vaccine to get, talk to your doctor or other health care professionals.

AgeWell New York is committed to doing everything we can to keep our members and staff safe during this time. If you have any questions, please contact us at 866-586-8044 or TTY/TDD 800-662-1220.

Links and Resources

Flu Vaccine-CDC

Vaccine Finder