HELP STOP THE SPREAD
THIS FLU SEASON IS EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE
ARE YOU AT RISK?
Anyone can get the flu – even healthy people. Serious problems related to the flu can happen at any age, but some people are at higher risk of developing serious flu-related complications.
People at Highest Risk
- Adults 65 years and older
- Children younger than 5 years
- Pregnant women
- People with chronic medical conditions
- Healthcare workers
- Individuals who live with and/or care for high-risk individuals
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends people 65 years and older get a highest dose of flu vaccine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist.
If you are a MAP patient, talk to your doctor or call your clinic to schedule an appointment. Patients can also get free flu shots at CommUnityCare clinics. Call 512-978-9015 to make an appointment.
Flu vaccines are available at most physicians and at local pharmacies, including Walgreens, Randall's, H-E-B, and CVS. Many pharmacies require an appointment to get the shot. Many patients can get a flu shot while they are seeing their doctor for a different health issue.