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Flu shot is still important this year

Protect yourself and your community by getting a flu shot early.

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Take charge of your health and get a flu shot

It's still important to get the flu shot this year. If you haven't had your COVID-19 shot yet, make appointments to get that and your flu shot.

The shots can help you stay healthy or lower your chance of getting very sick from these viruses.

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COVID-19 and flu updates

Stay updated with the CDC for information about COVID-19 and the flu. 

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How to get your flu shot

Contact your local Optum clinic to learn how to get your shot this year.

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Why get a flu shot? 

It's easy for the flu to spread. Protect yourself by getting the shot every year. 

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Want to learn more?

Get the information you need about the flu and why it's important to get the shot.

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Flu myths vs. facts

Get the information you need about the flu. Learn the facts and beware of the myths.

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What older adults need to know about the flu 

When older adults get the flu, they have a higher chance of getting other illnesses that need to be cared for in a hospital.

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Differences between COVID-19, flu and colds 

Understand important COVID-19 warning signs and how to care for symptoms. 

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Should I get both the flu and COVID-19 shots?

Learn why it's important to get both the flu and COVID-19 vaccines this year. 

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*As of November 2020