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Cold and Flu Prevention Tips to Reduce Risk for Seniors and Caregivers

Tip #1: Cold and Flu Prevention Tips

1. Get the flu vaccine Getting a flu shot reduces the risk of getting the flu. It also reduces the severity of the illness and protects against complications – both especially important for seniors..

And when you get a flu shot, you reduce the risk that you’ll get sick and infect your older adult.

The best time to get a flu shot is from October through November, but experts say that it’s still useful to get the shot even if it’s later in the flu season.

Note: For the 2022-2023 flu season, many health experts recommend getting a flu shot before the end of October.

Reposted from DailyCaring

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