Are those that get a flu shot contagious?

The flu vaccine is safe and effective. You can get it from a doctor or clinic. Even if you get the flu shot, you can still spread it to others. You can’t get the flu from someone who has gotten the flu shot.

The flu vaccine is a killed vaccine and is not contagious.

Can you get the flu from touching a contaminated surface?

Flu viruses don’t survive in water. The viruses are killed by heat, and they’re killed by ultraviolet light. So, the viruses in the flu vaccine are not in contact with a contaminated surface.

How often do you need a flu shot?

Most people will need a flu shot every year. The flu shot is a safe, effective, and recommended way to prevent the flu.

Who needs a flu shot?

You need the flu shot if you:

  • Are at high risk for serious flu complications
  • Have flu symptoms
  • Are in a medical care facility (like a hospital or nursing home)
  • Live with someone who has the flu
  • Are a child under age 6
  • Are a pregnant woman
  • Are over age 65
  • Are immune-compromised

What do I need to do to get the flu shot?

The flu shot is safe and effective. You can get it from a doctor or clinic. Even if you do get the flu shot, you can still spread it to others. You can’t get the flu from someone who has gotten the flu shot.

You can get it at most pharmacies, grocery stores, and medical care facilities.

If you are a healthcare provider, you can also get the flu shot.

How do I get the flu shot?

You can get the flu shot at most pharmacies, grocery stores, and medical care facilities.

For your safety, you may need to sign a waiver saying that there is no risk of you getting the flu. Some providers require that you sign a waiver before they can give you the flu shot.

You should get the flu shot every year. It is the best way to protect yourself and others from flu and flu-related complications.

Getting the flu shot doesn’t mean that you’re healthy. Get the flu shot every year to help protect you and others against the flu.

What do I do if I get the flu?

If you have a mild case of the flu, you may not need to get the flu shot. But you should still get the flu vaccine every year.

If you have a severe case of flu, you should get the flu vaccine. It’s very important to get the flu vaccine because it can help prevent flu and flu-related complications. Learn more about when to get a flu shot.

How do I get the flu shot if I live with someone who has the flu?

You can get the flu shot from your healthcare provider. You may need to get a flu shot if you live with someone who has the flu. If you live with someone who has the flu, you should get the flu shot even if you don’t have flu symptoms.

If you do get the flu shot, you should still wash your hands. Wash your hands often to help protect yourself and others.

If you’re immunocompromised, it’s important to get a flu shot. You may get colds and other viruses more easily.

Talk with your healthcare provider about getting the flu shot if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Kidney disease
  • Chronic lung disease (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD)
  • Cancer

The flu vaccine can help prevent the flu and flu-related complications. You should get the flu shot every year.

Who should get a flu shot?

You should get the flu shot if you:

  • Are at risk for serious flu complications
  • Are sick with flu symptoms
  • Have flu-like symptoms
  • Have a weakened immune system
  • Have a medical condition that makes it hard to get the flu vaccine
  • Are pregnant

How often should I get the flu shot?

You should get a flu shot every year.

When should I get the flu shot if I live with someone who has the flu?

If you live with someone who has the flu, you should get the flu shot every year. You should get the flu shot if you have a history of flu.

What do I do if I miss a flu shot?

If you miss a flu shot, it’s important to talk with your healthcare provider about getting a vaccine. You can get the vaccine again if you miss the first shot.

How do I get the flu vaccine?

You can get the flu vaccine from a doctor or clinic. You may need a waiver if you live with someone who has the flu.

When should I get the flu vaccine if I’m immunocompromised?

If you’re immunocompromised, you may get the flu shot. You should get the flu shot if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Heart or lung disease
  • Kidney or liver disease
  • A weakened immune system from disease or treatment

What do I need to do if I get the flu?

If you get the flu, it’s important to treat it right away. To do this, you need to get the flu shot. You can get it from your doctor or clinic.

If you don’t have a healthcare provider or are immunocompromised, you can get a flu shot at most pharmacies, grocery stores, and medical care facilities.

If you have a severe case of the flu, you should get the flu vaccine. It’s very important to get the flu vaccine because it can help prevent flu and flu-related complications. Learn more about when to get the flu vaccine.

Takeaway

If you’re sick with flu symptoms or have a weakened immune system, it can be hard to get a flu shot. But you should still get a flu shot every year.

The flu shot can help prevent the flu and flu-related complications. If you have a severe case of the flu, you should get the flu vaccine.

It can also help you feel better faster. Ask your healthcare provider if the flu vaccine is right for you.

If you have any of the following conditions, it’s important to get a flu shot.

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