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It’s a good time to get a flu shot

Although the US remains focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, we also need to be aware of the flu season as winter approaches. Influenza (flu) viruses generally spread in the fall and winter, and their activity peaks between December and February. Getting vaccinated now can lower your chances of getting the flu.

COVID-19 booster vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that anyone over the age of 18 who has received the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine receive a booster six months after their second dose to help strengthen and extend protections against COVID- 19. This comes after the Food and Drug Administration authorized the enhancers for such use today.

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Safe For Children And Teens

The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is being monitored with the most comprehensive and comprehensive safety monitoring program in US history. CDC monitors the safety of all COVID-19 vaccines after the vaccines are licensed or approved for use, including the risk of myocarditis in children ages 5 to 11.
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