Take Action Against the Flu

New Yorkers are strongly encouraged to get the flu vaccine.

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Flu Prevention

Get the Facts

Get Vaccinated
The flu shot can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, and missed work and school, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations.
Stop the Spread of Germs
Wash your hands. Avoid sick people. Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects. Small steps can help prevent infection.
Who Needs a Flu Shot?
Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season. Vaccination to prevent influenza is particularly important for people who are at high risk of serious complications from influenza.

More Information on the Flu

Flu Activity and Prevalence

Find the weekly report on flu activity across the state, including a geographic breakdown of reported flu cases.

New York State Department of Health

Find complete and up-to-date information on this year's flu season at the Department of Health's website.