The CDC says the best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccination each fall. Keep in mind that it takes your body up to 2 weeks to form antibodies to fight the flu virus, so, October and Novemeber are the ideal months to receive your vaccination.
If you live in the Phoenix area, call (602) 263-8856 or visit www.cir.org to find a flu shot clinic near you.
Who needs vaccinated?
* All children age 6mo to 18 years
*Everyone older than 50
*Health care workers
*people who live in long term care facilities
* people with chronic illnesses
Get your 2008-9 Flu Season Vaccination