Influenza Basics

Getting the flu feels miserable, and can sometimes make you dangerously sick. Find out how to protect yourself and those around you, as well as how to identify the flu, and what you should do if you get sick.

Note: On June 22, 2016, CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended not using the nasal spray flu vaccine for the 2016-17 season due to poor effectiveness. The content on this website will be reviewed and updated prior to the 2016-17 flu season.

 

Updated Friday, August 26, 2016 at 11:17AM