Flu Shots are Safe, Free, and Important

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Flu season is here, and the report of a child's death in Tampa has more people thinking about getting their annual vaccine.

The Department of Health and Community Services says 125,000 people across Newfoundland and Labrador received the flu shot in 2017 through the province's publicly funded vaccination program.

"It takes time for your body to get strong and ready for flu season, which is why we recommend everybody get the shot as soon as they can". There is no way you can get the flu. Healthy Schools, founded by former Jacksonville Jaguars player Tony Boselli, said the clinics are getting back on track, offering in-school flu shots to students in the district.

The department said 125,000 people received the flu shot previous year through the province's publicly funded vaccination program.

A national survey of 700 parents by Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital showed that more than half of the respondents believed that the flu shot can cause the flu.

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If you do find yourself sick after you get the vaccine, that's probably because you were already exposed to it or came in contact with a strain of the flu that wasn't included in this year's vaccine.

"Getting vaccinated each year is important because the strains of influenza that circulate change over time".

Historians believe misconceptions about the illness date back to the 1976 swine flu vaccine fiasco.

Ultimately, she says, the figures stand up the overall benefits of the flu shot.

For more information regarding the 2018-2019 updated influenza vaccines and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) vaccine recommendations, visit the CDC website for more information. "You can not get autism from the flu vaccine". One reason people believe this is that they get vaccinated in the fall and winter when other circulating viruses are causing cold and flu-like symptoms.

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