It’s fall, and that means we’re headed straight for flu season, and if scientists are right, it’s going to be a very rough flu season indeed. Chances are, you’ve been seeing commercials on TV and little posters at your pharmacy telling you to get a flu shot… but you might have questions. If you’re looking for more information, I can help! Here are 7 things you should know about the flu shot, with information from the CDC website.
1. You Need It Every Year
The flu virus mutates each season, so you’ll need a new flu shot each season to keep up with the mutations. In short, even if you had a flu shot last season, you’ll need one again this season.