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Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot Yet?

Flu shot

This is a guest post by Annie Lynsen, on loan to AARP fromĀ Small Act.

Happy National Influenza Vaccination Awareness Week!

There are lots of ways you can celebrate, but getting your flu shot is probably better than, say, decorating your house with a garland of tiny syringes.

Whether you get the shot from your primary care physician, a drugstore or a grocery store, you’ll be taking an important step toward protecting your health. Older adults are particularly vulnerable to serious complications from the disease:

Several vaccine options are available this year. Find where you can get a flu shot.

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