Get a Flu shot at no cost to you!
Don’t let the flu get you!
Three Easy Steps to Avoid the Flu:
Get your flu shot!
- Getting a flu vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu.
- Flu shots are most important for people at high risk and their close contacts. These people include:
- Pregnant women
- People with chronic health conditions such as heart disease, asthma, etc.
- People age 50 and older
- Complications of the flu include pneumonia. The following people should get the pneumonia vaccine: adults 65 and older, people who have a chronic illness, have a a weakened immune system or live in a nursing home. This vaccine protects against a bacteria which causes pneumonia as well as meningitis and bloodstream infections. This can be given at the same time as the flu shot if needed.
Keep your hands clean!
- Wash your hands with soap and water.
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
- Don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth. This is how germs can spread.
Be a hero!
- If you get the flu, try and stay away from others.
- If you care for others who are at high risk, such as young children or older parents, get a flu shot.
- Take antiviral drugs to treat the flu.
Will you be pregnant this flu season?
Doctors recommend that you get a flu shot. Your risk of illness is 4 to 5 higher when pregnant. Stay healthy during your pregnancy. Get vaccinated.
Need Help With Where to Get a Flu Shot?
Call Member Services to find a location nearest you at 1-833-404-1061 (TTY: 711)
Call your doctor or our 24/7 nurse line: 1-833-404-1061 (TTY: 711). Select “Nurse” at the prompt