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Who should get vaccinated this season?

Everyone who is at least 6 months of age should get a flu vaccine this season

While everyone should get a flu vaccine this season, it’s especially important for some people to get vaccinated. Those people include the following:

People who are at high risk of developing serious complications (like pneumonia) if they get sick with the flu.

    • People who have certain medical conditions including asthma, diabetes, and chronic lung disease.
    • Pregnant women.

People younger than 5 years (and especially those younger than 2), and people 65 years and older.

People who live with or care for others who are at high risk of developing serious complications (see list above).

  • Household contacts and caregivers of people with certain medical conditions including asthma, diabetes, and chronic lung disease.
  • Household contacts and caregivers of infants less than 6 months old.
  • Health care personnel.