Flu Information

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Flu Vaccine is recommended for ALL individuals 6 months of age and over. 

At this time, we do not expect there to be a flu vaccine shortage, however, if flu vaccine supplies become limited or are delayed, priority ill be given to:

 

  • Persons 50 years of age or older
  • All children 6 months up to their 19th birthday
  • People of any age with pulmonary, cardiovascular, renal, hepatic, hematological, or metabolic disorder, or who are immunocompromised
  • Pregnant women
  • Residents of nursing homes and other chronic-care facilities
  • People who live with or care for those at high risk for complications from the flu

 

Some Helpful Links

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Influenza Home Page

Centers for Disease Control - Seasonal Influenza