| For a healthy, safe winter, get vaccinated early. The best time for a flu shot is the month of November; this gives your body enough time to produce antibodies for the flu season peak, between late December and early March.|
Certain people have a higher risk of developing serious, even life-threatening complications from the flu, and should consider getting a flu shot essential:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also recommends vaccinations for nursing home residents and healthcare workers.
A new vaccine is developed each year to combat the new strain of flu. As a reminder, last year's vaccine won't cover you this year.