published to September 21, 2017
Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months and older get their annual flu shot by the end of October? Get Health Insurance from Marketplace If so, flu shots are available free of charge from providers in the plan’s network. Here are three reasons why you should get a flu shot:
3 reasons to get a flu shot
- Help keep your family and friends healthy. In addition to staying healthy, getting yourself vaccinated can help protect those around you, especially those prone to illness, such as babies, children, and the elderly.
- It’s a small step towards better health and well-being. Protecting yourself against the flu can reduce the number of doctor visits and potentially reduce the number of times you miss work or school.
- No one likes being sick: A flu shot can help protect against the unpleasant side effects of the flu, such as fever, chills, and fatigue.
For more information, 2018 flu season by CDC.